Ovyde, hys booke of Methamorphose :
books X-XV /
translated by William Caxton ; newly printed from the manuscript in the Pepysian library at Magdalene College, Cambridge.
|Main Creator:||Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D.|
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Oxford : B. Blackwell, 1924.
Colophon of original: Thus endeth Ovyde hys booke of Methamorphose translated & fymysshed by me William Caxton at Westmestre the xxij day of Appryll the yere of our lord mp1s.iiijc.iiijxx. And the xx yere of the Regne of kynge Edward the fourth.
Translation in prose made from a French version. Caxton's prologue and translation of books I-IX are missing in the Pepysian manuscript, the only one known at present.
"Edited by Stephen Gaselee & H. F. B. Brett-Smith."
"Three hundred and seventy-five copies...have been printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper. This is number 131..."
Physical description: 4 p. ℓ., xiij-xl, 189 p., 1 ℓ ; 31 cm. (fol.)
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