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NIMEV TP 1746
The greatest comfort in all temptation
‘The remembraunce of Crystes passyon’ — couplet on the passion; a typographic text on woodcut title page for Walter Hilton’s Scale of Perfection, under woodcut illustration of Christ on the cross
Author(s): Walter Hilton
Title(s): ‘The remembraunce of Crystes passyon’; Scale of Perfection
Subjects: Passion; Christ, Passion of; illustrations, verse accompanying
Versification: — two-line — aa



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 14045. Hylton, Walter, Scala perfectionis, Imprinted at London: In Fletestrete, by Wynkyn de Worde, dwellynge at the sygne of the Sonne, and fynysshed in the yere of our lorde god. M.CCCCC.xxxiij. [1533] the. xxvij. daye of Maye. , sig. a.1
Transcription:
The greatest comfort in al temptacyon
Is the remembraunce of crystes passyon
Note: A typographic text on woodcut.
Attributed Title: Scala perfectionis (sig. a.1)
Editions:
Dibdin, Thomas Frognall. Typographical Antiquities. Revised Joseph Ames and William Herbert. 4 vols. London: Bulmer, 1810, 1812, 1816, 1818: 2.41.
Schreiber, Wilhelm Ludwig. Handbuch der Holz- und Metallschnitte des XV Jahrhunderts. 8 vols. Leipzig: Hiersemann, 1926: 8.53 (916a, D.12).