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By Jim Crace

On its first e-book over 20 years in the past, this eye-catching novel marked the coming of 1 of the main resourceful minds at paintings: a author able to transporting his readers to an odd and beautiful panorama whereas revealing the humanity in the mirage.

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B. also used at the McKerrow and beginning of the section K. F. S. "A Short genealogi- Ferguson, Title Page Borders Used in England and Scotland (London, 1932), Nrs 271-273. ^^ Peter Blayney has traced it back to Beale's predecessors Robert Robinson, Richard Bradock, and William Hall; it is described in J. A. Lavin's "John Danter's Ornament Stock," Studies in Bibliography 23 (1970): 21-44, as Ornament 4 (Danter apparently only borrowed it for a time). I am very grateful to Peter Blayney for these references and for searching his archive for information on the blocks used by Beale in the King Henry volume.

Royal MS fol. fol. XII, 21v, p. 40, lines 3-4. 14-19. fhc jveuM^J rverc cur^ic fol. 2v, lines 23-24. INTRODUCTION xxxvi On the other hand, the corrector of The Reigne of King Henry the Second prefers an initial secretary b with indented straight shaft written by the otherwise by May himself; but bowl to the italic this small difference one with a is overridden similar duct. Peter Beal, Sotheby's manuscript expert and compiler of the Index ofEnglish Literary Manuscripts for the period, gave the two manuscripts a short examination and noted the discrepancy but saw no reason to doubt the identity of both hands.

Court of the Stationers' Company On He did this some- one occasion he was fined by the for a particularly bad job on the Pueriles confabulatiunculae: M"^ Beale haueing printed Puerilis in such fitt to be sould. ^^ Whatever caused the somewhat coarse appearance of the pages in the latter parts of the book (factors like worn type or uneven inking may have contributed), it was not occasioned, as might be supposed, by the use of different paper. Wherever an inspection was possible, a crown watermark (resembling mark 1031 listed by Heawood) appeared to run through the whole of the volume.

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