The recuyell of the historyes of Troy, written in French by Raoul Lefèvre, tr. and printed by William Caxton (about A.D. 1474) The first English printed book, now faithfully reproduced with a critical introduction, index and glossary, and eight pages in photographic facsimile, by H. Oskar Sommer.
- London, D. Nutt, 1894.
- Physical Description:
- 2 v. facsims., fold. tab. 23 cm.
- Reference LibraryPQ1570 A7 1894 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Paged continuously.
"The present edition...follows the original impression of Caxton faithfully (save that Roman type has been substituted for black letter) word for word, line for line, page for page, and, with some exceptions...letter for letter. As far as modern Roman type permits, all peculiarities of Caxton's type are imitated."--vol. I, p. [cxiii]
- Subject Terms:
- Troy (Extinct city) -- Romances, legends, etc.
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Lefèvre, Raoul, fl. 1460, The recuyell of the historyes of Troy,, 1894