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Creator:
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D.
Title(s):

Ovyde, hys booke of Metamorphose, books X-XV, translated by William Caxton; newly printed from the manuscript in the Pepysian library at Magdalene college, Cambridge.

Additional Title(s):

Metamorphoses. Selections. English. 1924

Published/Created:
Oxford, B. Blackwell, 1924.
Physical Description:
4 p. ?., xiij-xl, 189 p., 1 ?. 31 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
PR1847 O7 1924 (LC)+ Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Colophon of original: Thus endeth Ovyde hys booke of Methamorphose translated & fynysshed by me William Caxton at Westmestre the xxij. day of Appryll the yere of our lord m?iiijc.liijxx. And the xx yere of the Regne of kynge Edward the fourth.
Translation in prose made from a French version. Caxton's prologue and translation of books I-IX are missing in the Pepysian manuscript, the only one known at present.
"Edited by Stephen Gaselee & H. F. B. Brett-Smith."
"Three hundred and seventy-five copies ... have been printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper."
Contributors:
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
Gaselee, S. (Stephen), 1882-1943.
Brett-Smith, H. F. B. (Herbert Francis Brett)
Pepys Library. Manuscript. 2124.
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