William Caxton,

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Author / Creator:Duff, E. Gordon (Edward Gordon), 1863-1924
Imprint:Chicago, The Caxton Club, 1905.
Description:1 p. l., 118 p., 1 l. front., xxv pl. (facsims.) 32 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Caxton, William, -- approximately 1422-1491 or 1492
Caxton, William, -- approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
Incunabula.
Printers.
Printing -- Origin and antecedents.
England.
England -- London.
England -- London -- Westminster.
Bibliography.
Biography.
History.
Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy 2 includes a leaf from Canterbury Tales: Wife of Bath's Prologue, lines 221-278, folio 134r and 134v.
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1487499
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Notes:"The Publication Committee of the Caxton Club certifies that this is one of an edition of two hundred and fifty-two copies printed on American hand-made paper, of which two hundred and forty are for sale, and three copies printed on Japanese vellum. The printing was done from type which has been distributed." [Copy 2] "is also one of one hundred and forty-eight copies into which has been incorporated a leaf from an imperfect copy of the first edition of Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales', printed by William Caxton, and formerly in Lord Ashburnham's library, having been purchased for this purpose by the Caxton Club."

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