STC 13440; Langland to Wither 144; Pforzheimer 490; Huntington C.L. 423; Sinker T.C.C. Cat. No. 865; Ames (Edit. Herbert) III, 1443; Huth Cat. II, 696.
The 1495 edition looks quite different.
Higden, Ranulf, d. 1364.
Uniform title Polycronicon. English
Publisher/year [Imprented in Southwerke : by my Peter Treueris at ye expences of Iohn̄ Reynes boke seller at the sygne of saynt George in Poules chyrchyarde, The yere of our lorde god M. CCCCC. [and] xxvii.  the. xvi. daye of Maye]
Physical descr. , CCCxliiij, CCCxliiij-CCCxlvi,  leaves : ill., music (woodcuts) ; 2⁰.
General note By Ranulf Higden, whose name appears on 2a3r.
Translated by John Trevisa, who is named on 2a3r.
Edited and with a continuation by William Caxton, whose name appears on R6r. The continuation is reprinted from “The chronicles of England”, STC 9991.
The title page, in red and black, is xylographic. Variant: leaves 2a1.8 in a trial setting; title set in type: Policronicon:.
Imprint from colophon.
Identified as STC 18833a on UMI microfilm reel 448.
Uncontrolled note The word “ye” in colophon appears to be mostly in MS. in both CSmH and L (C.15.b.3) copies. L copy filmed on UMI “Tract supplement” reel E1 (Harl. 5921): colophon leaf only. C copy filmed on UMI “Early English books, 1475-1640”:
leaves 2a1.8 only (variant setting).
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