The Metamorphoses of Ovid translated by William Caxton

Library:
Library of Magdalene College
Language:
English
City:
CAMBRIDGE, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
The Phillipps Manuscript and the Pepys Manuscript (originally a single whole)
Alternate Names:
The Phillipps Manuscript and the Pepys Manuscript --
Origin:
England
Dimensions:
ca. 300 x 210 mm.
Date Description:
1480
Author:
William Caxton
Content:
Translation by William Caxton of the prose French version (Ovide moralise) of the Metamorphoses of Ovid, preceded by Table of Contents and Proemium -- v. 1: Books 1-9 (The Phillipps Manuscript) -- v. 2 : Books 10-15 (The Pepys Manuscript) --
Hand:
English cursive book script (Cursiva Anglicana)
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
calligraphic initials -- some framed miniatures in v. 1 --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection PA 6522 .M4 C31 Non-Circulating (2 copies)
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Color.
Publication Date:
1968
Place of Publication:
New York, NY, USA
Publisher:
George Braziller
Printer:
Jarrold & Sons, Norwich, Great Britain
Notes:
Paper: Hale Paper Co., London (watermarks reproduced) Color separation: Schwitter, Zurich, Switzerland Binding: Wigmore Bindery, London, Great Britain
Type of Text:
classical, literature, secular, translation, vernacular