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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Geoffrey Chaucer; Walter W Skeat; William Thynne; John Lydgate; Thomas Hoccleve
|Notes:||Facsimile reprint of edition edited by William Thynne and originally published with colophon: Printed at Lo[n]don : By Thomas Godfray, the yere of our lorde. M. D. xxxii. (ESTC S106664).
Listed in English catalogue, vol. 7: Folio, 15 x 10 1/2, pp. 838, 105s. ... Frowde, Feb. 05.
Original title [within ornamental border]: The workes of Geffray Chaucer newly printed, with dyuers workes whiche were neuer in print before: as in the table more playnly dothe appere.
Foliation of original: , CC.xix, , CC.xx-CCC, CCC-CCC.lxxxiii leaves.
"Exclusive of The Romaunt of the rose, part of which is by Chaucer, and Surigon's Latin epitaph, the folio includes 40 pieces. Of these 18 are by Chaucer; 8 (apparently) by Lydgate; 2 by Hoccleve; 1 apiece by Henryson, Ros, Usk, Gower, Clanvowe, and Scogan (6 in all); and 6 are anonymous. To these we may add 1 more piece by Chaucer, viz his Balade on gentilesse, introduced into the midst of the piece by Scogan ... If we reckon by pages, the genuine works occupy less than three-fourths of the volume."--Introd.
"Photographed in the British Museum and printed at the University Press, Oxford by Horace Hart printer to the university"--T.p. verso.
"One thousand copies of this facsimile have been printed; of which this is number ..."--P. [ii].
List of subscribers: p. [v]-vii.
|Description:||xliv, 793 p. : ill. ; 39 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Works. 1905|
|Responsibility:||with an introduction by Walter W. Skeat.|