"Epitaphiu[m] Galfridi Chaucer. per poetam laureatu[m] Stephauu[m] [sic] surigonu[m] Mediolanense[m] in decretis licenciatu[m]", in verse, leaf /6.
An English translation by Geoffrey Chaucer, who is named on /5v. Includes a portion of the original Latin text.
Caption title, leaf /2r.
Caxton is named on leaf /5v; publication date from Needham.
Collation: [1-11⁸ 12⁶]: 94 leaves, leaf /1 blank.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy formerly bound with John Lydgate, Life of Our Lady ([Westminster]: William Caxton, ), ISTC il00409000, leaves /3.6 (PML 23578.1, ChL 1786). Lydgate leaves removed in June, 1982 to Broadside leaf box 2.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 28 x 20.8 cm
PML copy leaves /4.5 only.
Hand decoration: Rubricated, red lombards, paragraph marks, and underlining in red (likely in Caxton's workshop, see BMC XI 346). Latin quotations with L-bracket underlining ending in clover-leaf finials; C-type paragraph marks with extended upper stroke.