The dictes and sayings of the philosophers : a facsimile reproduction of the first book printed in England by William Caxton, in 1477.

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Author / Creator:al-Mubashshir ibn Fatik, Abū al-Wafā, 11th cent.
Imprint:London : E. Stock; New York : J. W. Bouton, 1877.
Description:xii p., facsim : [150] p. ; 30 cm.
Middle English
Subject:Incunabula -- Facsimiles
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Guillaume, de Tignonville, -1414
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492
Rivers, Anthony Woodville, Earl, 1442?-1483
Notes:Preface signed : William Blades.
Lord Rivers' translation of Tignonville's French version of the Dicta philosophorum, a collection of sayings of wise men, originally compiled in Arabic. Revised and edited, with some additional matter, by William Caxton.
Facsimile of the first edition, without t.-p., colophon, folios, catchwords or signatures (blank leaves not reproduced) Caxton's epilogue and additions begin on the 73d recto: Here endeth the book named the dictes or sayengis of the philosophhres enprynted by me William Caxton at Westmestre the yere of our Lord M.CCCC.LXXVIJ.