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Compost et kalendrier des bergiers. Scots & English (Middle English).
Kalender of shepherdes.
London : K. Paul, Trench, Trübner, 1892
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles Praetorius; H Oskar Sommer; Richard Pynson; Catholic Church.
|Notes:||"Only 300 copies of this edition are printed."--Half-title verso of v.1.
Two early versions from the French: the first in broad Scots, printed at Paris in 1503, probably by Antoine Verard, under the title: Kalendayr of Shyppars; the second, a revised English edition of the Scottish, printed in London by Richard Pynson, 1506, under title: Kalender of Shepherdes. Cf. E. Gordon Duff, "The first two books printed in the Scottish language" (Papers of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society ; v. 1, no. 14).
"Various editions of ʻLe compost et kalendrier des bergiers' ... [and] of "The kalender of shepherdes": p.-57.
|Description:||3 volumes in 1 : illustrations (facsimiles) ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||Vol. 1. Prolegomena. --
v. 2. Photographic facsimile of the edition, Paris 1503 / [executed by Charles Praetorius from the original in the Duke of Devonshire's library at Chatsworth]--
v. 3. . Reprint of R. Pynson's edition London 1506. [From the copy in the Grenville collection in the British museum. Omits the woodcuts].
|Other Titles:||Kalendayr of Shyppars.
Compost et kalendrier des bergiers.
|Responsibility:||edited with a critical introduction and glossary, by H. Oskar Sommer.|