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Caxton, William approximately 1422-1491 or 1492

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Works: 2,074 works in 6,157 publications in 9 languages and 77,691 library holdings
Genres: Arthurian romances  Biographies  History  Bibliographies  Fiction  Romances  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Legends  Folklore  Fables 
Roles: Translator, Author, Printer, Other, Editor, Adapter, Contributor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Creator, Publisher, Illustrator
Classifications: PR2043, 823.2
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Most widely held works about William Caxton
 
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The curial made by maystere Alain Charretier by Alain Chartier( )

53 editions published between 1483 and 2013 in English and English, Middle and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Reynard the Fox by Edward Arber( Book )

40 editions published between 1844 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reynard the Fox is a classical allegory of a trickster fox. The story was illustrated by Walter Crane in this volume published in 1897
The golden legend : readings on the saints by Jacobus( Book )

101 editions published between 1483 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Among the books which afford us an insight into the popular religious thought of the middle ages, none holds a more important place than the Legenda Aurea or Golden Legend. The book was compiled and put into form about the year 1275 by Jacobus de Voragine, Archbishop of Genoa, who laid under contribution for his purpose the Lives of the Fathers by S. Jerome, the Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius, and other books of a like kind; while for the lives of the saints more nearly approaching his own age he appears to have industriously collected such legends as he could meet with, whether in manuscript or handed down by oral tradition."--Prologue
Caxton's Malory by Thomas Malory( Book )

44 editions published between 1889 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Morte D'Arthur (The Death of Arthur) is a touchstone compilation of stories and legends about King Arthur. Compiled and added to by Sir Thomas Mallory, this book has served as the foundation for many writers of stories about King Arthur
Caxton's Aesop by Aesop( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and English, Middle and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caxton's Mirrour of the world by William Caxton( Book )

22 editions published between 1912 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le morte Darthur : the story of King Arthur & of his noble knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory( Book )

63 editions published between 1868 and 2016 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work from the early 20th century divides Sir Thomas Malory's work into four volumes and contains beautiful color illustrations from William Russell Flint. This is the second volume of the set and features Book 7 through Book 9
[The four sons of Aymon]( )

42 editions published between 1489 and 1510 in English and English, Middle and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The destruction of Troy : in three books : ... also the mentioning the rising and flourishing of divers kings and kingdoms, with the decay and overthrow of others, with many admirable acts of chivalry and martial prowess, effected by valiant knights, in the defence and love of distressed ladies by Raoul Lefèvre( )

22 editions published between 1663 and 1976 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(From t.p.) The I. Shewing the founders and foundation of the said city, with the causes and manner how it was sacked and first destroyed by Hercules -- The II. How it was re-edified, and how Hercules slew K. Laomedon, and destroyed it the second time, and of Hercules his worthy deeds, and his death -- The III. How Priamus, Son of King Laomedon, rebuilded Troy again, more strong than it was before, and for the ravishment of Dame Helen, wife to King Meneclaus of Greece, the said city was utterly destroyed, and Priamus with Hector, and all his sons slain
The book of the knight of the Tower by Geoffroy de La Tour Landry( Book )

18 editions published between 1484 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Book of the Knight of the Tower (full French title: Livre pour l'enseignement de ses filles du Chevalier de La Tour Landry) is a book commenced by Geoffroy IV de la Tour Landry in 1371, and which he continued writing at least until 1372 ... This book explores knightly stories of medieval manners and is a commentary on what people in the middle ages wore, how they prayed and what they hoped for in this life and the next. These stories range from the shockingly bawdy to the deeply pious, and often end with morals about the ways women can avoid 'blame, shame, and defame"--Google
Dialogues in French and English by William Caxton( Book )

55 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris and Vienne by Pierre( Book )

18 editions published between 1510 and 1970 in English and English, Middle and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Metamorphoses of Ovid by Ovide( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and Italian and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Jason by Raoul Lefèvre( Book )

26 editions published between 1903 and 2018 in English and English, Middle and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is based on William Caxton's translation of 15th century French author Raoul Lefèvre book Histoire de Jason (he wrote in 1460). The Histoire de Jason is known from 20 manuscripts and 30 different printed editions, and was translated in English in 1477 by William Caxton, and in Dutch in 1485. Lefèvre was the chaplain of Philip the Good, the creator of the Order of the Golden Fleece, which was based on the classical Jason story
Godeffroy of Boloyne; or, The siege and conqueste of Jerusalem by William( Book )

34 editions published between 1893 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of fayttes of armes and of chyualrye by Christine( Book )

19 editions published between 1932 and 2002 in English and English, Middle and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Largely a compilation from the works of Vegetius, Frontinus, Valerius Maximus, Honoré Bonet, and a contemporary anonymous authority on sieges; books three and four, in the form of questions and answers, are based on Bonet's "L'arbre des batailles."
Prefaces and prologues to famous books, with introductions, notes and illustrations( Book )

5 editions published between 1910 and 1938 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lyf of the noble and Crysten prynce, Charles the Grete by William Caxton( Book )

37 editions published between 1880 and 1999 in English and English, Middle and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The destruction of Troy. wherein is contained the prowess of the valiant Hercules : with his marvellous deeds, wonderful works, and of his death by Raoul Lefèvre( )

25 editions published between 1663 and 1670 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The history of Reynard the FoxCaxton's MaloryLe morte Darthur : the story of King Arthur & of his noble knights of the Round TableThe book of the knight of the TowerDialogues in French and EnglishThe history of JasonGodeffroy of Boloyne; or, The siege and conqueste of JerusalemThe book of fayttes of armes and of chyualrye
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Caxton, Guillaume

Caxton, Guillaume 1422-1491

Caxton, Wilh. 1422-1491

Caxton, William

Caxton, William approximately 1422-1491 or 1492

Caxton, William, ca. 1422-1491

Caxton, William ca. 1422-1491 or 2

Caxton, Willyam, ca. 1422-1491 or 2

Caxtone, William 1422-1491

Gulielmus Caxton

Kakstonas Viljamas

William 1422-1491 Caxton

William Caxton

William Caxton 1422-1491

William Caxton erster englischer Buchdrucker

William Caxton taalkundige uit Engeland (1422-1491)

William Caxton tipografo, traduttore e diplomatico inglese

Вільям Кекстон

Кекстон, Уильям

Уільям Кэкстан

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وليم كاكستون

ویلیام کاکستون زبان‌شناس، نویسنده، و مترجم انگلیسی

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ウィリアム・キャクストン

カクストン, ウィリアム.

キャクストン, W

キャクストン, ウィリアム

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