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CAXTON.. The Fifteen O's, and other Prayers. Printed by... William Caxton. Reproduced in Photo-Lithography by Stephen Ayling. [Edited, with an Introduction by Robert Cowtan].1869

Griffith and Farran. Square 8vo, [v]pp., followed by 43pp., of facsimiles, endpapers a little spotted, orig. imitation decorated vellum. The original is one of the is one of the most beautiful and unique specimens of early English typography. It differs from every other production from Caxton's press, in that each page is surrounded by an ornamental border. This reproduction was taken from the British Museum copy that was purchased by Sir Anthony Panizzi from Mr Pickering for £250 in 1851.

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