The legendary history of the cross: a series of 64 woodcuts from a Dutch book published by Veldener, A. D. 1483; with an introduction written by John Ashton; preface by S. Baring Gould, M. S.
|Related Names:||Jacobus de Voragine ca. 1229-1298., Ashton, John b. 1834., Caxton, William ca. 1422-1491 or 2., Veldner, Jan, fl. 1473-1485.|
New York : A. C. Armstrong & Son, 1887.
Church of the Holy Trinity (Stratford-upon-Avon, England)
Incunabula > Facsimiles.
Holy Cross > Legends.
Bound in vellum; printed in gold and black; top edges stained red. Clasps.
The introduction contains an extract from Caxton's translation of the Golden legend (p. xix-lxi) on the 'Invention' or, finding of the holy cross, with reproductions of Fisher's drawings of fresco paintings formerly in the Chapel of Trinity church at Stratford-upon-Avon.
The facsimile of Veldener's book is reproduced from J. Ph. Berjeau's facsimile edition, entitled: Geschiedenis van het heylighe cruys; or, History of the holy cross ... London, 1863.
Title within ornamental border; initials, head and tail pieces; stanzas below woodcuts in red.
"This is copy no. 127."
2p.L. [i]-clxxvi p.
incl. facsim. (64p.) illus. fold. pl.
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