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Dialogues in French and English By William Caxton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye Dictes or Sayengis of the... More > PhilosophresWilliam Caxton (c. 1422 – c. 1491) was an English merchant, diplomat, writer, and printer. He is thought to be the first English person to work as a printer and the first to introduce a printing press into England, which he did in 1476. He was also the first English retailer of printed books; his London contemporaries in the trade were all Flemish, German, or French. In 2002, he was named among the 100 Greatest Britons in a BBC poll.William Caxton's parentage is uncertain. His date of birth is unknown, but records place it in the region of 1415–1424, based on the fact that his apprenticeship fees were paid in 1438. Caxton would have been 14 at the date of apprenticeship, but masters often paid the fees late. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Caxton< Less
The Caxton Conspiracy By Arthur Eedle
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Caxton College is an ancient seat of learning. Built at the time of William Caxton’s death in 1491, its purpose has gone through several changes over the years. In this story it is a... More > Theological College for young men, housing about a hundred students. Dr Alan Dunstan, Master of Calvin House, returning from his summer vacation in Scotland, expecting the new academic year to follow its usual course, was very alarmed to find that within weeks, disturbing undertones of a sinister nature were beginning to emerge. Who is behind it, and why? Would he and his little band of Pioneers be able to cope with this? Would they be able to retain their integrity and position as the pressures build against them?< Less
Bibles in Caxton Exhibit 1877 By Henry Stevens
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A facsimile reprint edition of Henry Stevens' BIBLES IN CAXTON EXHIBIT 1877.
The Biography and Typography of William Caxton By William Blades
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A facsimile reprint of William Blades' THE BIOGRAPHY AND TYPOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM CAXTON: ENGLAND'S FIRST PRINTER. The digital files utilized for this reprint may contain printer's marks, library marks,... More > copy marks/distortion, or readers' marks in the pages of the text.< Less
The Game of the Chesse By William Caxton, Jacobus de Cessolis
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From Liber de moribus hominum et officiis nobilium sive super ludo scacchorum ('Book of the customs of men and the duties of nobles or the Book of Chess'), written by an Italian Dominican monk... More > Jacobus de Cessolis circa 1300. The popular work was translated into many other languages (first printed edition at Utrecht in 1473) and was the basis for William Caxton's The Game and Playe of the Chesse (1474), one of the first books printed in English. This is a facsimile reprint of the second edition in English, with woodcuts. Different chess pieces were used as metaphors for different classes of people, and human duties were derived from the rules of the game or from visual properties of the chess pieces.< Less
The Game of the Chesse By William Caxton, Jacobus de Cessolis
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From Liber de moribus hominum et officiis nobilium sive super ludo scacchorum ('Book of the customs of men and the duties of nobles or the Book of Chess'), written by an Italian Dominican monk... More > Jacobus de Cessolis circa 1300. The popular work was translated into many other languages (first printed edition at Utrecht in 1473) and was the basis for William Caxton's The Game and Playe of the Chesse (1474), one of the first books printed in English. This is a facsimile reprint of the second edition in English, with woodcuts. Different chess pieces were used as metaphors for different classes of people, and human duties were derived from the rules of the game or from visual properties of the chess pieces.< Less
ENGLISH BIBLE BY WILLIAM CAXTON AT WESTMINSTER, ENGLAND IN NOVEMBER 20, 1483 By RICHARD ESTES
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The first Bible, Gutenberg Bible, was printed in 1450, in Latin. The first Bible in English was done in 1483 by William Caxton. Was it a complete Bible? The answer is no! It did have part of the Old... More > Testament and part of the New Testament. The complete New Testament came out in 1526 by William Tyndale. The complete English Bible came out in 1535, which is called: Coverdale Bible.< Less
350 Aesop's Fables - Caxton Edition: Greek Translation by Rev. Geo. Fyler Townsend, M.A. By Vasu K Brown
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The Tale, the Parable, and the Fable are all popular modes of conveying instruction. The Tale consists of simple narration of a story. The Parable is the designed use of language purposely intended... More > to convey a hidden and secret meaning other than that contained in the words themselves; and which may or may not bear a special reference to the hearer, or reader. The Fable partly agrees with, and partly differs from both of these. Fable contains like tale a narration, and will seek like the parable to convey a hidden meaning. These Fables are the republication of Caxton Edition of Aesop fables which was literally translated from the Greek by Rev. Geo. Fyler Townsend, in 1884. The goal of BoringWay.com is to publish ancient classic books for children and adults to enjoy their timeless wisdom.< Less
350 Aesop's Fables - Caxton Edition: Greek Translation by Rev. Geo. Fyler Townsend, M.A. By Vasu K Brown
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The Tale, the Parable, and the Fable are all popular modes of conveying instruction. The Tale consists of simple narration of a story. The Parable is the designed use of language purposely intended... More > to convey a hidden and secret meaning other than that contained in the words themselves; and which may or may not bear a special reference to the hearer, or reader. The Fable partly agrees with, and partly differs from both of these. Fable contains like tale a narration, and will seek like the parable to convey a hidden meaning. These Fables are the republication of Caxton Edition of Aesop fables which was literally translated from the Greek by Rev. Geo. Fyler Townsend, in 1884. The goal of BoringWay.com is to publish ancient classic books for children and adults to enjoy their timeless wisdom.< Less
350 Aesop's Fables - Caxton Edition: Greek Translation by Rev. Geo. Fyler Townsend, M.A. By Vasu K Brown
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The Tale, the Parable, and the Fable are all popular modes of conveying instruction. The Tale consists of simple narration of a story. The Parable is the designed use of language purposely intended... More > to convey a hidden and secret meaning other than that contained in the words themselves; and which may or may not bear a special reference to the hearer, or reader. The Fable partly agrees with, and partly differs from both of these. Fable contains like tale a narration, and will seek like the parable to convey a hidden meaning. These Fables are the republication of Caxton Edition of Aesop fables which was literally translated from the Greek by Rev. Geo. Fyler Townsend, in 1884. The goal of BoringWay.com is to publish ancient classic books for children and adults to enjoy their timeless wisdom.< Less