THE GOLDEN LEGEND. TEXT FROM "THE ASSUMCYON OF OUR LADY" (Folio CCxxi).

(Westminster: Wynkyn de Worde, 8 January 1498). 290 x 206 mm. (11 1/4 x 8 1/8"). Double column, 47 lines in black letter type. Translated from the Latin by William Caxton.

Attractively matted. Traces of mounting tape along one edge. A few words of marginalia in an early hand; the words "Vos, sub JEHOVA" written at tail edge. Goff J-151; BMC XI, 220; STC 24876; ISTC ij00151000. Faint crease to one corner, tiny wormhole to another, but A FINE, FRESH SPECIMEN of an English incunable, printed by Caxton's successor.
(ST16379-194)