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Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D

The metamorphoses of Ovid / translated by William Caxton, 1480.

Facsimile edition.
New York : George Braziller, 1968.
Physical Description:
2 v. ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA6522 M2 C28 1480a+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
In slipcase, as issued.
Prospectus (2 copies) laid into slipcase. Title on front cover: The Caxton Ovid.
Facsimile reproduction of the manuscript at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Books 1-9, called the Philipps manuscript, were first discovered in 1964. Books 10-15, called the Pepys manuscript, were left to the college by Samuel Pepys in his will dated 1703.
Subject Terms:
Braziller, George -- Publisher.
Manuscripts, English -- Facsimiles.
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. -- Manuscripts -- Facsimiles.
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872.
Pepys Library. Manuscript. 2124.

  • v. 1. Books 1-9. The Phillipps manuscript
  • v. 2. Books 10-15. The Pepys manuscript

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