|Creator:||Langland, William, 1330?-1400?|
The yere of our Lord M.D.L.
by Roberte Crowley, dwellyng in Elye rentes in Holburne,
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BEIN Id L26 550: The date 1505, evidently a misprint for 1550, is corrected on manuscript to 1550. Title-page and "The printer to the reader" (sig.*) wanting. Title supplied in photostat from the British museum copy, following which is inserted a facsimile reprint of the t.p. of the 2d Crowley edition of 1550 (with longer title). Leaf cxvii wanting and supplied in manuscript.
Imprint from Colophon.
Many errors in numbering leaves.
Signatures: *2, A-Z4, Aa-Ff4, Gg1. U3 and Ff2 incorrectly numbered T3 and F2 respectively.
Gothic type ; initials ; title within ornamental border, device of Edward Whitechurch. cf. R.B. McKerrow, Printers' and publishers' devices, no. 108.
Authorship much disputed ; for recent discussion cf. J.E. Wells, Manual of the writings in Middle English 1050-1400 ... 1916.
2 p.l., cxvii numb. l. ; 20 x 14 cm.
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