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Geoffrey Chaucer

The workes of our ancient and lerned English poet, Geoffrey Chaucer, newly printed.

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Published by impensis Geor. Bishop in Londini .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Story of Thebes.
ContributionsLydgate, John, 1370?-1451?.
The Physical Object
Pagination[26], 394, [13] leaves ;
Number of Pages394
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20866981M

The Workes of Our Ancient and Lerned English Poet, Geffrey Chaucer, Newly Printed. Chaucer, Geoffrey] Speght, Thomas (Ed) Burne-Jones called the book "a pocket cathedral it is so full of design", and "the finest book ever printed; if W.M. had done nothing else it would be enough." "The Kelmscott Chaucer is not only the most important of the. S. Celine Marshall: The edition of The Book of the Duchess | 57 and thus it has appeared in every printed edition of the works of Chaucer, providing this study with extensive points for comparison.2 The volume edition of The Poets of Great Britain, containing The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, came into being when, in , a group of thirty-three London booksellers began. not a Blackletter Book among mine, old Chaucer excepted, and am not Bibliomanist enough to like Blackletter. It is painful to read."8 The par ticular edition of this black-letter volume is described in the sales cata logue of Lamb's Library in as: "Chaucer (Geoffrey). The Worlds of our Ancient and Learned English Poet, and Lidgate's Story.


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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. Geoffrey Chaucer (c. The workes of our ancient and learned English poet, Geffrey Chaucer, newly printed.

To that which was done in the former impression, thus much is now added. 1 In the life of Chaucer many things inserted. 2 The whole worke by old copies reformed. 3 Sentences and Prouerbes noted. 4 The Signification of the old and obscure words prooued: also Caracters shewing.

The Workes of our Antient and lerned English Poet, Geffrey Chaucer, newly Printed. Londin: [printed by Adam Islip for] George Bishop, First Speght edition.

Full page woodcut of the progeny of Chaucer incorporating a portrait of the author, full page woodcut arms of Chaucer, large woodcut of Knight at head of his tale, separate title for Canterbury Tales within elaborate woodcut borders Book Edition: First Speght Edition. The Workes of Our Ancient and Lerned English Poet, Geffrey Chaucer, Newly Printed Author [Chaucer, Geoffrey] Speght, Thomas (Ed) Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good+ Edition Seventh Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Geor.

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4 The signification of the old and obscure. The Workes of our Antient and Learned English Poet, Geffrey Chaucer, Newly Printed. London: Adam Islip, at the charges of Bonham Norton, First Speght edition.

Folio. (28),(13) ff., lacking the front and rear blanks and the "Faults escaped" errata leaf, as often, text printed throughout in double column black letter. Available now at - London, Printed by Adam Islip. Dom. - - 1st Edition - Folio., ff.

[24],[14], black letter, with a copperplate portrait of Chaucer within a family tree by John Speed after Hoccleve, woodcut initials, terminal errata leaf; title-page slightly dusty, but a very good copy in early stiff vellum, red morocco Thomas Speght edition. Chaucer The Workes of our Antient and Learned English Poet, Geffrey Chaucer London: printed by Adam Islip, Old Library Bo3-b Thomas Speght was a schoolmaster.

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3 Sentences and prouerbes noted. 4 The signification of the old and obscure words proued: also caracters shewing from what tongue or dialect. The second edition bore the title: The Workes of our Ancient and learned English Poet Geoffrey Chaucer newly printed. To that which was done in the former Impression thus much is now added: (1) In the life of Chaucer many things inserted.

(2) The whole Worke by old Copies reformed. (3) Sentences and Prouerbes noted. The newly printed Chaucerian piece is Chaucer's A.B.C., called La Priere de nostre Dame.

The present copy neatly preserves nearly three centuries of provenance. At the front of the volume are 3 leaves of contemporary annotations made by one Robert Stevensonne and dated "July xviii ;" manicules appear in the margins throughout, presumably. “FOREMOST AMONG WRITERS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE”: HANDSOMELY BOUND EDITION OF CHAUCER’S WORKS, THE LAST IN GOTHIC TYPE, THE SHERWIN COPY.

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Geoffrey Chaucer is known as one of the greatest English poets of all time. The date of his birth is not known precisely but experts estimate that he was born somewhere around The son of a successful London wine seller, it is thought that he may have attended St Paul's Latin Grammar School.

The Workes of our ancient and learned English Poet, Geoffrey Chaucer, newly printed. To that which was done in the former Impression, thus much is now added.

In the Life of Chaucer many Things inserted. The whole Worke by old Copies reformed. Sentences and Proverbes noted.

Geoffrey Chaucer (/ ˈ tʃ ɔː s ər /; c. s – 25 October ) was an English poet and author. Widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages, he is best known for The Canterbury Tales.

He has been called the "father of English literature", or, alternatively, the "father of English poetry". He was the first writer buried in Poets' Corner of Westminster en: Elizabeth Chaucer, Thomas Chaucer.

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London: Printed by Adam Islip, at the charges of Thomas Wight, STC The vvorkes of our ancient and learned English poet, Geffrey Chaucer, newly printed. London: printed by .Geoffrey Chaucer was born between the yearsthe son of John and Agnes (de Copton) Chaucer.

Chaucer was descended from two generations of wealthy vintners who had everything but a title and in Chaucer began pursuing a position at court. As a squire in the court of Elizabeth, Countess of Ulster, the wife of Lionel, Earl of Ulster (later Duke of Clarence), Chaucer would have.