Caxton's Blanchardyn and Eglantine C.1489; from Lord Spencer's Unique Imperfect Copy, Completed by the Original French and the Second English Version of 1595, edted By Leon Kellner

By: Caxton, William; Kellner, Leon, Editor

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242 pp + cxxvi. Includes name index, glossary and an extensive grammatical/syntactical introduction. Published for the Early English Text Society, Extra Series 58. First published 1890. When the patroness of William Caxton, printer, Margaret, Countess of Richmond and of Derby, asked him to translate the romantic novel Blanchardyn and Eglantine from the French, he did so, publishing it as he had also previously published the French version. Extensively annotated and somewhat scarce. Blue cloth with decorative gilt, covers somewhat rubbed, spine has a chip at the top, a little frayed at the bottom, feps have some small marks and an ink notation, otherwise good.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: Caxton's Blanchardyn and Eglantine C.1489; from Lord Spencer's Unique Imperfect Copy, Completed by the Original French and the Second English Version of 1595, edted By Leon Kellner

Author Name: Caxton, William; Kellner, Leon, Editor

Categories: History: Medieval,

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1962

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 000507

Keywords: Early Printed Books; Caxton Publishers; Medieval Romance,