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Langland, William, 1330?-1400?, Piers Plowman.
In Middle English.
1 item (2 f.) ; 27 cm. x 20 cm.
Fragment, on vellum, of Piers Plowman, produced in Anglicana book script in Oxford
or London at the beginning of the 15th century. The bifolium includes Passus II, line
200 to Passus III, line 44; and Passus IV, lines 123-174.
Purchased from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. on the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn
The fragment was discovered during renovations in the Old Vicarage, Wickhambrook,
William Langland, Piers Plowman. James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection,
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Ralph Hanna III, "Studies in the Manuscripts of Piers Plowman," The Yearbook of Langland
Studies 7 (1993), 1-14.
Langland, William, 1330?-1400?
Poetry -- Early works to 1800.
Middle English poetry.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.