Title from incipit (leaf /2r): In the yere of thyncarnacyon of our lord Ih[es]u crist M CCCC / lxxx / And in the xx yere of the Regne of kyng Edward the fourth / Atte reqnest [sic] of dyverse gentylmen I have endevoyryd me to enprynte the Cronycles of Englond as in this book shal by the suffraunce fo god folowe / ...
Imprint from colophon (leaf y6r): Thus endeth this present book of the Cronycles of Englond / Enprynted by me William Caxton In thabbey of westmestre by london / Fynysshed / and accomplysshyd the / viii / day of Octobre / The yere of the Incarnacyon of our lord God / M / CCCC/lxxxii And in the xxii yere of the regne of kyng Edward the fourth.
Printed in Caxton's type 4:95B.
Collation: ⁸; a-x⁸ y⁶: 182 leaves, leaves /1 and a1 blank.
Paper format: Chancery folio
Devised as a page-for-page reprint of 10 June 1480 edition but with a few differences, see BMC.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 25.4 x 18.7 cm, trimmed.
PML copy missing 6 leaves: /1 (blank), a1 (blank), y1.6, y3, and y5. Many leaves washed/bleached, causing lombards and marginal annotations to fade.
Chronicles of England [English].
Hand decoration: Rubricated, red lombards and paragraph marks (of several different styles, typically divided by quire). Annotations: Marginal notations and underlining throughout, mostly washed/faded, 16th/17th century (same as in PML 679.1).