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Caxton, William approximately 1422-1491 or 1492

Overview
Works: 1,428 works in 3,805 publications in 9 languages and 56,085 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Legends  Folklore  Drama  Science fiction television programs  Poetry  Television series  Conversation and phrase books 
Roles: Translator, Author, Printer, Editor, Other, Adapter, Honoree, Creator, Publishing director, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR1119, B
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The history of Reynard the Fox by William Caxton( Book )

44 editions published between 1481 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 vols bound together
Prefaces and prologues to famous books, with introductions, notes and illustrations by Charles W Eliot( Book )

24 editions published between 1910 and 2004 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book prefaces, dedications, introductions, etc., by William Caxton, John Calvin, Sir Walter Raleigh, Francis Bacon, John Dryden, Samuel Johnson, William Wordsworth, Victor Hugo and Hippolyte Taine, among others
Caxton's Mirrour of the world by William Caxton( Book )

34 editions published between 1912 and 1999 in English and English, Middle and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le morte Darthur; the book of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory( Book )

62 editions published between 1868 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legenden om Kong Arthur og ridderne af det runde bord
Paris and Vienne by Pierre( Book )

34 editions published between 1510 and 1970 in English and English, Middle and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caxton's Aesop by Aesop( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the knight of the Tower by Geoffroy de La Tour Landry( Book )

11 editions published between 1902 and 1971 in English and English, Middle and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caxton's Malory by Thomas Malory( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogues in French and English by William Caxton( Book )

71 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Metamorphoses of Ovid by Ovid( Book )

11 editions published in 1968 in 3 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caxton's Blanchardyn and Eglantine c. 1489. From Lord Spencer's unique imperfect copy, completed by the original French and the second English version of 1595 by William Caxton( Book )

37 editions published between 1890 and 1997 in English and English, Middle and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Godeffroy of Boloyne; or, The siege and conqueste of Jerusalem by William( Book )

33 editions published between 1868 and 2002 in English and English, Middle and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

48 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in English and English, Middle and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twilight zone( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
Caxton's Eneydos, 1490. Englisht from the French Liure des Eneydes, 1483 by William Caxton( Book )

46 editions published between 1890 and 1963 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from William Caxton by William Caxton( Book )

13 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicle and romance; Froissart, Malory, Holinshed by Jean Froissart( Book )

6 editions published between 1910 and 2004 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the Chronicles of Froissart, The Holy Grail by Sir Thomas Malory and a description of Elizabethan England by William Harrison for Hoinshed's Chronicles
The golden legend; or, Lives of the saints by Jacobus( Book )

17 editions published between 1900 and 2004 in English and held by 390 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
The golden legend of Jacobus de Voragine by Jacobus( Book )

79 editions published between 1483 and 1914 in 4 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicting the lives of the saints in an array of factual and fictional stories, The Golden Legend was perhaps the most widely read book, after the Bible, during the late Middle Ages. It was compiled around 1260 by Jacobus de Voragine, a scholarly friar and later archbishop of Genoa, whose purpose was to captivate, encourage, and edify the faithful, while preserving a vast store of information pertaining to the legends and traditions of the church. In this translation, the first in English of the complete text, William Granger Ryan captures the immediacy of this rich work, which offer
 
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The history of Reynard the Fox
Alternative Names
Caxton-Belloc 1422-1491

Caxton, .. ca. 1422-1491

Caxton, Guillaume 1422-1491

Caxton, William

Caxton, William ca. 1422-1491

Caxton, William ca. 1422-1491 or 2

Caxton, Willyam ca. 1422-1491 or 2

Gulielmus Caxton

William 1422-1491 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

وليم كاكستون

ویلیام کاکستون زبان‌شناس، نویسنده، و مترجم انگلیسی

윌리엄 캑스턴

ウィリアム・キャクストン

キャクストン, W

キャクストン, ウィリアム

威廉·卡克斯頓

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Prefaces and prologues to famous books, with introductions, notes and illustrationsCaxton's Mirrour of the worldThe book of the knight of the TowerDialogues in French and EnglishGodeffroy of Boloyne; or, The siege and conqueste of JerusalemChronicle and romance; Froissart, Malory, HolinshedWilliam Caxton and English literary culture