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The Resource The works of our ancient, learned, & excellent English poet, Jeffrey Chaucer : as they have lately been compar'd with the best manuscripts, and several things added, never before in print : to which is adjoyn'd The story of the siege of Thebes, by John Lidgate ... : together with The life of Chaucer, shewing his countrey, parentage, education, marriage, children, revenues, service, reward, friends, books, death : also a table, wherein the old and obscure words in Chaucer are explained, and such words ... that either are, by nature or derivation, Arabick, Greek, Latine, Italian, French, Dutch, or Saxon, mark'd with particular notes for the better understanding of their original, (electronic resource)

The works of our ancient, learned, & excellent English poet, Jeffrey Chaucer : as they have lately been compar'd with the best manuscripts, and several things added, never before in print : to which is adjoyn'd The story of the siege of Thebes, by John Lidgate ... : together with The life of Chaucer, shewing his countrey, parentage, education, marriage, children, revenues, service, reward, friends, books, death : also a table, wherein the old and obscure words in Chaucer are explained, and such words ... that either are, by nature or derivation, Arabick, Greek, Latine, Italian, French, Dutch, or Saxon, mark'd with particular notes for the better understanding of their original, (electronic resource)

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The works of our ancient, learned, & excellent English poet, Jeffrey Chaucer : as they have lately been compar'd with the best manuscripts, and several things added, never before in print : to which is adjoyn'd The story of the siege of Thebes, by John Lidgate ... : together with The life of Chaucer, shewing his countrey, parentage, education, marriage, children, revenues, service, reward, friends, books, death : also a table, wherein the old and obscure words in Chaucer are explained, and such words ... that either are, by nature or derivation, Arabick, Greek, Latine, Italian, French, Dutch, or Saxon, mark'd with particular notes for the better understanding of their original
Title
The works of our ancient, learned, & excellent English poet, Jeffrey Chaucer
Title remainder
as they have lately been compar'd with the best manuscripts, and several things added, never before in print : to which is adjoyn'd The story of the siege of Thebes, by John Lidgate ... : together with The life of Chaucer, shewing his countrey, parentage, education, marriage, children, revenues, service, reward, friends, books, death : also a table, wherein the old and obscure words in Chaucer are explained, and such words ... that either are, by nature or derivation, Arabick, Greek, Latine, Italian, French, Dutch, or Saxon, mark'd with particular notes for the better understanding of their original
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Member of
Citation location within source
  • C3736
  • II 195
Citation source
  • Wing
  • Arber's Term cat.
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
d. 1400
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chaucer, Geoffrey
Illustrations
coats of arms
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • fl. 1600
  • 1370?-1451?
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Speght, Thomas
  • Lydgate, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Chaucer, Geoffrey
Target audience
general
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The works of our ancient, learned, & excellent English poet, Jeffrey Chaucer : as they have lately been compar'd with the best manuscripts, and several things added, never before in print : to which is adjoyn'd The story of the siege of Thebes, by John Lidgate ... : together with The life of Chaucer, shewing his countrey, parentage, education, marriage, children, revenues, service, reward, friends, books, death : also a table, wherein the old and obscure words in Chaucer are explained, and such words ... that either are, by nature or derivation, Arabick, Greek, Latine, Italian, French, Dutch, or Saxon, mark'd with particular notes for the better understanding of their original, (electronic resource)
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Note
  • Editor's dedication to Sir Robert Cecil signed: Tho. Speght
  • Frontispiece has engraved border giving his "progenie," with coats of arms, etc
  • Advertisements: p. [26] at beginning, and p. [28] at end
  • Reproduction of original in British Library
  • "The story of Thebes": p. 622-660
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file reproduced from microform
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black and white
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ocm11953993e
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unknown
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[35], 660, [32] p
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electronic
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lossless
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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ocm11953993e\
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The works of our ancient, learned, & excellent English poet, Jeffrey Chaucer : as they have lately been compar'd with the best manuscripts, and several things added, never before in print : to which is adjoyn'd The story of the siege of Thebes, by John Lidgate ... : together with The life of Chaucer, shewing his countrey, parentage, education, marriage, children, revenues, service, reward, friends, books, death : also a table, wherein the old and obscure words in Chaucer are explained, and such words ... that either are, by nature or derivation, Arabick, Greek, Latine, Italian, French, Dutch, or Saxon, mark'd with particular notes for the better understanding of their original, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Editor's dedication to Sir Robert Cecil signed: Tho. Speght
  • Frontispiece has engraved border giving his "progenie," with coats of arms, etc
  • Advertisements: p. [26] at beginning, and p. [28] at end
  • Reproduction of original in British Library
  • "The story of Thebes": p. 622-660
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
black and white
Control code
ocm11953993e
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[35], 660, [32] p
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocm11953993e\

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