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Caxton, William, transl.
THE HISTORY OF REYNARD THE FOXE. KELMSCOTT PRESS, 1892
Estimate
1,4001,600
LOT SOLD. 2,000 GBP
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214
Caxton, William, transl.
THE HISTORY OF REYNARD THE FOXE. KELMSCOTT PRESS, 1892
Estimate
1,4001,600
LOT SOLD. 2,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Caxton, William, transl.
THE HISTORY OF REYNARD THE FOXE. KELMSCOTT PRESS, 1892

4to, limited to 310 copies of which this is one of 300 on paper, printed in red and black, ornamental woodcut borders, title and initials, unopened, original limp vellum, silk ties


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Peterson A10

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a fine copy.

Morris noted, for Quaritch's catalogue, that 'this translation of Caxton's is one of the very best of his works as to style; and being translated from a kindred tongue is delightful as to mere language..."

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