CHAUCER (Geoffrey) The Workes of our Ancient and Learned
English Poet Geffrey Chaucer newly Printed. To that which was done
in the former Impression, thus much is now added:
In the Life of Chaucer many things inserted.
The whole worke by old Copies reformed.
Sentences and prouerbes noted.
The Signification of the old and obscure words prooued: also
Caracters shewing from what Tongue or Dialect they be deriued.
The Latine and French, not Englished by Chaucer, translated.
The Treatise called Iacke Vpland, against Friars: and
Chaucers A.B.C. Called La Priere de nostre Dame at this
Printed by Adam Islip Folio LONDON 1602
Full 17th century calf, recently rebacked, raised bands, original
red title label. Bookplate of G. W. Wentworth. Tp; [iv]; bi-vi; ci-c3;
Wood cut coat of Arms with Title of works above, & 'Vertue flourisheth
in Chaucer still Though death of him hath wrought his will'.Table [civ-cvi]
Ai-Oooiv; Pppi-Uuuvii; uviii & errata leaf; Bi has wood cut
of knight mounted before castle wall, with decoration to either side.
Printed in black letter until folio 375; Catalogue of Translations;
The old and Obscure words in Chaucer explaned, Ttti-Uuuvi;
Latin in Chaucer translated: French in Chaucer Trans; Authors
cited by G. Chaucer in his workes; errata leaf to rear. The pages
are generally fresh and clean, the workes are printed in black letter,
double column. Complete but for portrait.Please message with any questions or additional images for this item
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