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DIMEV 2674
IMEV 1596.5
NIMEV TP 945.5
Infinite laud with thankings manifold
Colophon or ‘Lenuoye’ of de Worde’s edition of Hilton — two 8-line stanzas
Author(s): Wynkyn de Worde; Walter Hilton
Title(s): Scala Perfeccionis
Subjects: colophons; patronage
Versification: — eight-line



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 14042. Walter Hylton, Scala Perfeccionis, [de Worde], 1494 , sig. t.5
First Lines:
Infynite laude wyth thankynges many folde
I yelde to god me socouryng wyth his grace…
Last Lines:
…This myghty pryncesse hath commaunded me
Temprynt this boke her grace for to deserue
Note: Note that Caxton’s symbol with ‘W C’ in decorated box is at bottom of sig. t.v, under colophon, ‘finit feliciter liber intitulatus Scala perfeccionis inpressus anno salutis M.CCCC.lxxxxiiii’.
Editions:
Dibdin, Thomas Frognall. Typographical Antiquities. Revised Joseph Ames and William Herbert. 4 vols. London: Bulmer, 1810, 1812, 1816, 1818: 2.36-7.
Plomer, Henry Robert. Wynkyn de Worde & His Contemporaries…. London: Grafton, 1925: 52.