Kynge Rycharde cuer du lyon.

Accession number: 
PML 20931
Uniform title: 
Richard I, King of England (Romances, etc.)
Imprynted at London : In the Fletestrete at [th]e sygne of [th]e sonne by wynkyn de worde, The yere of our lorde. M.ccccc. and. xxviii. [1528]
[98] leaves : illustrated (woodcuts) ; 19 cm (4to)
Purchased by J.P. Morgan, Jr., 1920.

Title from half-title page, with woodcut.
Imprint from colophon, leaf Q6r: Thus endeth the story of [th]e noble ky[n]ge Rycharde cure delyon. Imprynted at London in the Fletestrete at [th]e synge of [th]e sonne by wynkyn de worde. The yere of our lorde .M.ccccc. and .xxviii.
Signatures: A-P⁸·⁴ Q⁶: 98 leaves.
In verse.
Printer's device (McKerrow 21) on verso of last leaf.
One of 2 perfect copies recorded.

Late-18th century English gilt-tooled dark brown mottled calf for William Petty.
Henrietta Louisa Fermor, countess of Pomfret (1698-1761), armorial bookplate dated 1733 (front pastedown), inherited by her granddaughter Sophia, wife of: William Petty, marquis of Lansdowne (1737-1805), armorial bookplate and crowned-S monogram on spine (rear pastedown), his sale, Leigh & Sotheby, 6 Jan., 14 or 30 April 1806, lot 5318; Richard Heber (1773-1833), his sale, Evans, part IV, 8 Dec. 1834, lot 2443, to Thorpe for £24.14.6; George Daniel (1789-1864), bibliographic description (front endleaf 2 recto), his sale, Sotheby's, 20 July 1864, lot 1380, to Lilly for £92.0.0; Henry Huth (1815-1878), inherited by his son: Alfred Henry Huth (1850-1910), Ex Museo Huthii booklabel (front pastedown); Huth sale, part VII, Sotheby's, 1 July 1918, lot 6335, to Quaritch (collation note, rear pastedown); J.P. Morgan, Jr., purchased from Bernard Quaritch, 1920.