Bibliography and index of English verse printed 1476-1558
London & New York, Mansell Publishing Company, 1988
(24 cm), viii, 440 pp. Publisher’s black cloth (no dust jacket issued). - A bibliography of books containing printed English verse, from Caxton to the accession of Elizabeth I, together with a first-line index of every poem or fragment found, and index of verse forms. The work is organised in two parts: the first covers the late “Middle English” period, from Benedict Burgh’s translation of Cato to 1500 (148 poems printed, some 145,000 lines of verse); the other covers the period 1501-1558 (2785 poems, some 533,000 lines of verse). ¶ Fine, unmarked copy.