Item PR1850 1598 - The workes of our antient and learned English poet, Geffrey Chaucer, newly printed

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The workes of our antient and learned English poet, Geffrey Chaucer, newly printed

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Geffrey Chaucer

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  • Continuation of title: Title continues: ... : in this impression you shall find these additions. 1. His portraiture and progenie shewed. 2. His life collected. 3. Arguments to euery booke gathered. 4. Old and obscure words explaned. 5. Authors by him cited, declared. 6. Difficulties opened. 7. Two bookes of his, neuer before printed.
  • Source of title proper: Title page is missing. Information taken from the University of Oklahoma Libraries Digital Collections.
  • Statements of responsibility: Editor's dedication signed: Tho. Speght.

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CA MRUASC C0001-PR1850 1598

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  • 1598 (Publication)

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[28], 394, [14] leaves, [1] leaf of plates : genealogical table, portrait ; 33 x 22 cm

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Item is a book of the collected works of Geoffrey Chaucer, edited by Thomas Speght and printed in London by Adam Islip. Item includes the Canterbury tales, the romaunt of the rose by Chaucer, "the story of Thebes" by John Lydgate, and a biography of Chaucer by Speght.

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The plate has been attached at the front of the book. It was originally attached adjacent the page with the heading: The life of our learned English poet, Geffrey Chaucer.

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Created October 29, 2019 by RP.

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  • English

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  • Filing cabinet drawer: NA25