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biography and typography of William Caxton England"s first printer. by William Blades

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Published by Trübner in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Caxton, William, ca. 1422-1491.,
  • Printing.,
  • Printers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Printing -- England -- Origin and antecedents

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreBiography
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 383 p.
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23281579M

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William Caxton, (born c. , Kent, England—died , London), the first English printer, who, as a translator and publisher, exerted an important influence on English literature.. In he was apprenticed to Robert Large, a rich mercer, who in the following year became lord mayor of died in , and Caxton moved to Brugge, the centre of the European wool . The Biography and Typography of William Caxton [Blades, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Biography and Typography of William CaxtonCited by: 6.   Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Based on the author's Life and typography of William Caxton, London, ("A new 'Life' in . The Life and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer, with Evidence of His Typographical Connection with Colard Mansion, the Printer at Bruges Compiled from Original Sources Author: William Blades.

Excerpt from The Biography and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer When was Caxton born? To this question a moread theintsruting fact that in ltorobertlarge. Itistheflrst iwith which weareaequainted, and it from which can be reckoned, with : William Blades. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as . Caxton's own translation of 'The Recuyell of the Histories of Troye' was the first book printed in the English language. In Caxton returned to London and established a . Blades, W. () The biography and typography of William Caxton, England's first printer. New York, Scribner and Welford. [Web.] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

Genre/Form: Bibliography Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blades, William, Biography and typography of William Caxton, . Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. BIOGRAPHY AND TYPOGRAPHY of William Caxton by William Blades (English) Paperback - $ FREE SHIPPING AUSTRALIA WIDE Biography and Typography of William Caxton by William Blades The Biography and Typography of William Caxton - Englands first Printer is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the . The standard account of Caxton and his work, now somewhat outdated, is William Blades, The Biography and Typography of William Caxton (; 2d ed. ). There is a simplified biography by H.R. Plomer, William Caxton (). George Parker Winship, William Caxton and His Work (), provides a brief introduction.