11-17-2013 11-17-2013
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2687B Boston
November 17, 2013 11:00AMCalender

Higden, Ranulph (1280-1364) Polychronicon , Leaf.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2687B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 17, 2013 11:00AM


Higden, Ranulph (1280-1364) Polychronicon, Leaf. Westminster: William Caxton, 1482.
Small folio, initials, capital strokes, and marginal headings added by hand in red, printed in a single column in forty lines, some smudging, one wormhole, small stain, leaf ninety-seven, part of chapter 21, chapter 22 complete, and part of chapter 23, matted, in a double-glazed frame, 9 1/4 x 7 in. visible through mat opening.
[and] A leaf from Jacobus de Voragine's Golden Legend, Westminster: Wynkyn de Worde, 1493, with two woodcut initials, loss to one corner, just touching the text, adhesions from binding along gutter edge, matted, 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. (2)
Estimate $300-500

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William Caxton