London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
CAXTON PRINTING -- One leaf from the FIRST EDITION of The Chronicles of England with an introductory note signed by Lionel Robinson, 1933 and Holbrook Jackson's William Caxton, an Essay. Westminster: William Caxton, 1480. 2° (281 x 202mm). One initial and rubrics supplied in red (margins a little weak). Robinson's and Jackson's essays, in Fell types and printed on hand-made paper, in original printed wrappers, uncut, in a folding pigskin slipcase. NUMBER 53 OF 68 COPIES. Relating the history of a rebellion in 1382. HC 5000; Duff 97 + 113; GW 6779; Goff C-477.
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