The dictes and sayings of the philosophers : a facsimile reproduction of the first book printed in England by William Caxton, in 1477.
|Main Author:||Mubashshir ibn Fātik, Abū al-Wafāʼ, active 11th century.|
|Related Names:||Rivers, Anthony Woodville Earl 1442?-1483., Caxton, William approximately 1422-1491 or 1492., Guillaume de Tignonville -1414.|
|Language(s):||English ; English, Middle (1100-1500)|
London : E. Stock; 1877.
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Facsimile of the first edition, without t.-p., colophon, folios, catchwords or signatures (blank leaves not reproduced) Caxton's epilogue and additions begin on the 73d recto: Here endeth the book named the dictes or sayengis of the philosophhres enprynted by me William Caxton at Westmestre the yere of our Lord M.CCCC.LXXVIJ.
Lord Rivers' translation of Tignonville's French version of the Dicta philosophorum, a collection of sayings of wise men, originally compiled in Arabic. Revised and edited, with some additional matter, by William Caxton.
Preface signed : William Blades.
xii p., facsim :  p. ;
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