The Resource William Caxton, by E. Gordon Duff

William Caxton, by E. Gordon Duff

Label
William Caxton
Title
William Caxton
Statement of responsibility
by E. Gordon Duff
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1863-1924
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Duff, E. Gordon
Dewey number
655.142
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z232.C38
LC item number
D7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
approximately 1422-1491 or 1492
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  • Caxton, William
  • Midgley, Josiah
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Caxton, William
  • Printing
  • Incunabula
  • Westminster (London, England)
Label
William Caxton, by E. Gordon Duff
Link
https://archive.org/details/williamcaxton00duff
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The Publication Committee of the Caxton club certifies that this is one of an edition of two hundred and fifty-two copies printed on American hand-made paper, of which two hundred and forty are for sale, and three copies printed on Japanese vellum. The printing was done from type which has been distributed. This is also one of one hundred and forty-eight copies into which has been incorporated a leaf from an imperfect copy of the first edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, printed by William Caxton, and formerly in Lord Ashburnham's library, having been purchased for this purpose by the Caxton club."
  • Leaf from "Canterbury Tales" in pocket
Extent
1 online resource ([2],118 pages, 25 leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy quarterbound in red cloth and gray boards. The armorial bookplate of T.J. Coolidge, Jr., is present n the front pastedown. The leaf from the caxton edition is housed in a folder slipped into a pocket on the rear pastedown. The leaf contains pages [119/120]. On the bottom of page [120] is an early (ca. late 15th century) inscription, being a copy of the final line of text and the words "by me, Iosiah Midgley[?]" inscribed below it.
Other physical details
illustrations, (facsimiles))
Specific material designation
remote
Label
William Caxton, by E. Gordon Duff
Link
https://archive.org/details/williamcaxton00duff
Publication
Note
  • "The Publication Committee of the Caxton club certifies that this is one of an edition of two hundred and fifty-two copies printed on American hand-made paper, of which two hundred and forty are for sale, and three copies printed on Japanese vellum. The printing was done from type which has been distributed. This is also one of one hundred and forty-eight copies into which has been incorporated a leaf from an imperfect copy of the first edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, printed by William Caxton, and formerly in Lord Ashburnham's library, having been purchased for this purpose by the Caxton club."
  • Leaf from "Canterbury Tales" in pocket
Extent
1 online resource ([2],118 pages, 25 leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy quarterbound in red cloth and gray boards. The armorial bookplate of T.J. Coolidge, Jr., is present n the front pastedown. The leaf from the caxton edition is housed in a folder slipped into a pocket on the rear pastedown. The leaf contains pages [119/120]. On the bottom of page [120] is an early (ca. late 15th century) inscription, being a copy of the final line of text and the words "by me, Iosiah Midgley[?]" inscribed below it.
Other physical details
illustrations, (facsimiles))
Specific material designation
remote

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