¶ Langland — Pierce Plowman (1561)

August 6, 2014

1561

Langland, William. The vision of Pierce Plowman, newlye imprynted after the authours olde copy. London: Owen Rogers, 21 February 1561.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for £5 5s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 503 (sold to Pickering for £4 4s.). — Catalogue of Old and Rare Books, Pickering & Chatto, 1900, no. 1104 (£6 10s.). — A Collection of Excessively Rare Books, Letters and Illuminated Manuscripts, Anderson Auction Company (New York), catalogue 792, 14–15 December 1909, lot 464. — Chapin Library, Williams College (STC 19908 vault).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 52b (no price). — ESTC (S114908). — MS catalogue (1), fol. 11v.— MS catalogue (2), no. 28 (with three X’s beside it.)

Digital version: EEBO.


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