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Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.
Canterbury tales of Chaucer.
Oxford : Printed for J. Cooke; and G.G. and J. Robinson ..., 1795
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Geoffrey Chaucer; Thomas Betterton; Samuel Boyse; Henry Brooke; Joshua Cooke; John Dryden; Grosvenor, Mr.; William Lipscomb; Jeremiah Markland; George Ogle; Alexander Pope; Thomas Tyrwhitt; G. G. and J. Robinson (Paternoster Row, London, England),
|Notes:||Translations and adaptations, chiefly in verse.
Edited by William Lipscomb.
"Preface" initialed: W.L.
Signatures: v.1: [A]⁸( -A8) B-T⁸(T8+1(=A8?)); v.2:[A]² B-U⁸ X⁴; v.3: [A]² B-2B⁸ 2C⁴.
"In three volumes."
Mispagination: vol. 1 iv as xiv.
Horizontal chain lines.
"Errata. Vol. III.": Vol. 3, p. .
Excluded are The parson's tale, The miller's tale, and The reeve's tale.
|Description:||3 v. (xiv, 289, ; iv, 312; iv, 389,  p.) ; 19 cm. (8vo)|
|Contents:||Vol. I. Life of Chaucer / by Mr. Tyrwhitt --
Introductory discourse / by the same --
Prologue to the tales / by Mr. Ogle --
The knight ; The squire ; The squire's yeoman ; The prioress ; The monk ; The fryar ; The merchant / by Mr. Betterton --
Prologue to The knight's tale / by Mr. Ogle --
Palamon and Arcite: or, The knight's tale / by Mr. Dryden. Vol. II. Prologue to The cook's tale / by Mr. Ogle --
The cook's tale / by Mr. Boyse --
Prologue to The man of law's tale / by Mr. Ogle --
Constantia: or, The man of law's tale / by Mr. Brooke --
Prologue to The wife of Bath's tale / by Mr. Pope --
The desire of woman: or, The wife of Bath's tale / by Mr. Dryden --
Prologue to The fryar's tale / by Mr. Ogle --
The sumner and the Devil: or, The fryar's tale / by Mr. Markland --
The farmer and the fryar: or, The sumner's tale / by Mr. Grosvenor --
Prologue to The clerk of Oxford's tale ; Gualtherus and Griselda: or, The clerk of Oxford's tale ; Prologue to The merchant's tale / by Mr. Ogle --
January and May: or, The merchant's tale / by Mr. Pope. Vol. III. Prologue to The squire's tale / by the Rev. William Lipscomb --
Cambuscan: or, The squire's tale / by Mr. Boyse --
Prologue to The franklein's tale ; The franklein's tale ; Prologue to The doctor's tale ; The doctor's tale ; Prologue to The pardoner's tale ; The pardoner's tale ; Prologue to The shipman's tale ; The shipman's tale ; Prologue to The prioress's tale ; The prioress's tale ; Prologue to Sir Thopas ; The rhime of Sir Thopas ; Prologue to Melibeus ; The tale of Melibeus ; Prologue to The monk's tale ; The monk's tale ; Prologue to The nun's priest's tale ; The nun's priest's tale ; The second nun's tale ; Prologue to The canon's yeoman's tale ; The canon's yeoman's tale ; Prologue to The manciple's tale ; The manciple's tale / by the Rev. William Lipscomb.
|Other Titles:||Canterbury tales.|