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The Chorle and the Birde.



Main Author: Lydgate, John, 1370?-1451?
Related Names: Caxton, William ca. 1422-1491 or 2., Sykes, Mark Masterman Sir 1771-1823.
Language(s): English
Published: [London : From the Shakspeare press, by W. Bulmer and co., 1818]
Note: The Hors the Shepe & the Ghoos, "intended to accompany this, and a general title to both" (cf. note at end) were issued in 1822, as no 36.
A facsimile of Caxton's 1st edition was issued by the Cambridge university press in 1906.
Reprint of Caxton's 2d edition, ca. 1478, from a copy in the cathedral library at York; presented to the Roxburghe club by Sir M.M. Sykes. Listed as no. 16 in the club's Catalogue of books, 1898.
Apparently a free version of the Old French poem "Lai de l'oiselet".
Physical Description: 2 p. l., reprint ([18] p.) 1 l. ; 26 cm.
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