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The Resource The noble knight Paris & the fair Vienne, [translated oute of Frensshe in to Englisshe by William Caxton]

The noble knight Paris & the fair Vienne, [translated oute of Frensshe in to Englisshe by William Caxton]

Label
The noble knight Paris & the fair Vienne
Title
The noble knight Paris & the fair Vienne
Statement of responsibility
[translated oute of Frensshe in to Englisshe by William Caxton]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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active 15th century
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Pierre
Dewey number
843/.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ1574.P53
LC item number
A7213 1956
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • approximately 1422-1491 or 1492
  • 1907-1975
  • 1908-2006
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  • Caxton, William
  • Dean, Mallette
  • Allen, Dorothy
  • Allen Press
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Knights and knighthood
Label
The noble knight Paris & the fair Vienne, [translated oute of Frensshe in to Englisshe by William Caxton]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Most leaves printed on both sides
  • The original French text was written in 1432 by Pierre de la Cépède. Cf. Bibl. des romans et nouvelles en prose française antériurs a 1500 / B. Woledge. 1954. no. 120
  • "The only known copy ... is in the British Museum & the present edition is based on that copy. However, for the convenience of today's readers, the printers have adopted some modern English usages, although Caxton's many variant spellings have been retained"--Leaf following title leaf
  • Limited ed. of 130 copies
  • Set in Romanée
  • Title in red
  • Margins decorated with wood engravings by Mallette Dean, hand colored by Dorothy Allen
  • Bound in decorated paper boards; slip case
Bar code
31223901994278
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
XLIII leaves (i.e. [85] p.)
Lccn
83152390
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
  • Library's copy unnumbered, gift of Stephen Gale Herrick.
  • Special Collections copy shelved with Allen Press.
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
The noble knight Paris & the fair Vienne, [translated oute of Frensshe in to Englisshe by William Caxton]
Publication
Note
  • Most leaves printed on both sides
  • The original French text was written in 1432 by Pierre de la Cépède. Cf. Bibl. des romans et nouvelles en prose française antériurs a 1500 / B. Woledge. 1954. no. 120
  • "The only known copy ... is in the British Museum & the present edition is based on that copy. However, for the convenience of today's readers, the printers have adopted some modern English usages, although Caxton's many variant spellings have been retained"--Leaf following title leaf
  • Limited ed. of 130 copies
  • Set in Romanée
  • Title in red
  • Margins decorated with wood engravings by Mallette Dean, hand colored by Dorothy Allen
  • Bound in decorated paper boards; slip case
Bar code
31223901994278
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
XLIII leaves (i.e. [85] p.)
Lccn
83152390
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
  • Library's copy unnumbered, gift of Stephen Gale Herrick.
  • Special Collections copy shelved with Allen Press.
Other physical details
col. ill.

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