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Creator:
Mubashshir ibn Fātik, Abū al-Wafāʼ, 11th cent.
Title(s):

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

Additional Title(s):

Mokhtār ol-hikam wa-mahasin Abkalim. English.

Published/Created:
London : E. Stock ; 1877.
New York : J.W. Bouton, 1877.
Physical Description:
xii, [150] p. : facsims. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z241 M923 1877+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Preface signed: William Blades.
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.
Grolier Club. Fifty-five books printed before 1525 (1968), 3
Selected exhibitions: "Fifty-five Books Printed before 1525: Representing the Works of England's First Printers, an Exhibition from the Collection of Paul Mellon" (Grolier Club, 17 January-3 March 1968).
Subject Terms:
Bouton, J. W. -- Publisher.
Hunnewell, James Frothingham, 1832-1910 -- Bookplate.
Incunabula -- Facsimiles.
Incunabula -- Facsimiles.
Philosophers, Ancient.
Stock, Elliot -- Publisher.
Contributors:
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
Rivers, Anthony Woodville, Earl, 1442?-1483.
Blades, William, 1824-1890.
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