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ROXBURGHE CLUB. BOKEHAM (Osbern). The Lyvys of Seyntys; translated into Englys be a Doctour of Dyuynite clepyd Osbern Bokenam, frer Austyn of the Convent of Stockclare. [London: Nicol, 1835]. [Bound with:] Roxburghe Club. Catalogue of the Books Presented to and Printed by the Club.1835

[London: n.p.,] two works sewn into near contemporary plain blue wrappers, 4to (265 x 200 mm), xvi; 11, [1]pp., the first work is without a separate title [possibly a proof copy?], title and date taken from printed slip pasted onto the first page, this having several spelling correction in ms. in a contemporary hand, and in the same hand below this is stated "Preliminary Matter by the Printer to the Club", the 'Catalogue of Books' has a final added entry in ms. for Payne Collier's 'Five Old Plays' 1851. A fifteenth century poem, relating to the lives of twelve female Saints. Reproduced from a manuscript in the Arundel Collection (n. 327), 'written on vellum by different scribes, and finished, as is stated at the end, by Thomas Burgh at Cambridge in the year 1447'. Barker, 50.

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