Barclay, Alexander 1509a

From International Robin Hood Bibliography

Barclay, Alexander, adapt.; Brandt, Sebastian; Locher, Jakob, transl. Venerandissimo in Xp̄o Patri ac dn̄o: dn̄o Thome Cornisshe [...] Alexander Barclay suiipsius recōmendacionē ... This Present Boke Named the Shyp of Folys of the Worlde was Translated ī the College of Saynt Mary Otery in the Counte of Deuonshyre: out of Laten, Frenche, and Doche Into Englysshe Tonge / by Alexander Barclay Preste. Inprentyd in the cyte of. London in Fletestre [sic] at the signe of Saynt George: By Rycharde Pynson to hys coste and charge, 1509. [4], cclxxiiii [i.e. cclxxix] leaves; signatures: ✠⁴ a⁸ b-p⁶ q⁶(q3+1) r-z⁶ &⁶ A-Y⁶. fol. 118 woodcuts.

STC (2nd ed.) #3545. With Latin and English text on alternating pages. English version by Alexander Barclay; Latin by Jacob Locher. Sebastian Brandt's original German work published 1494.


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