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Vitas patrum.

Author: Jerome, Saint; William Caxton; Wynkyn de Worde; Robert Curzon; Otto Vollbehr Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Enprynted in the sayd towne of Westmynstre : Be my Wynkyn de Worde, the yere of Our Lorde 1495 ...
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Genre/Form: Incunabula
Woodcuts
Goatskin bindings (Binding)
Retrospective bindings (Binding)
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome, Saint; William Caxton; Wynkyn de Worde; Robert Curzon; Otto Vollbehr Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 48144224
Language Note: Translated from the French by William Caxton.
Notes: "By the blessyd [and] holy saynt Saynt Ierome ... [and] other solytarye relygyouse persones after hy[m] ... ": leaf Aa2.
Imprint from colophon.
Signatures: Aa⁸ a-o⁸ p⁶ q-x⁸ y¹⁰ z-2t⁸ 2v-2x⁶.
Error in foliation: lxxxxiii repeated.
The title is xylographic (white on black).
LC Vollbehr Collection copy 1 bound in full leather, stamped in gilt and blind; inside dentelles, with blind stamping on the paste-down endpapers.
LC Vollbehr Collection copy 2 imperfect: leaf CCCxlvii [i.e. 348] in facsimile (cf. Vollbehr's files, Proctor 9697), and used as t.p. (wanting original); book measures 27 cm., bound in red leather, with coat-of-arms of Curzon in gilt on cover; inside dentelles.
Description: [8], CCCxlvii [i.e. 348] leaves : ill. (woodcuts) ; 29 cm. (fol.)
Other Titles: Vitae patrum.
Lyfe of olde auncyent faders
Here foloweth the right deuoute, moche lowable, [and] reco[m]mendable lyff of the olde auncyent holy faders hermytes

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