Item Description:The first edition of "La graunde abridgement".
The title pages read "Prima pars huius libri.", "Sequitur secunda pars", and "Ultima pars huius libri. The price of the whole boke (.xl. s.) whych . boke conteynyth. iii. grete volumes". Each title page bears a woodcut.
"Rastell pr[inted]. pt. 1, borrowing Pynson's cut of a king enthroned (Hodnett 1507) for the tp; de Worde pr[inted]. pts. 2,3"--STC.
Publication date from colophon, volume 3.
Includes indexes.
There are four settings of the volume 3 title page and its conjugate; title has (1) "price" [original version, printed by de Worde]; (2) "pryse .. conteynyth" [printed by Richard Wyer? ca. 1540]; (3) "pryse .. conteyneth" [printed by William Middleton, ca. 1545]; (4) "prise" [printed by Richard Tottell, circa 1553].
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Physical Description:1 online resource (3 volume ([1], CClxxxvii; [1], CCix, CCxi-CClxxiiii; CxCii, CxCiiii-CCxxxi leaves)