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Hier begynneth the book callid the myrrour of the worlde ...

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[Westminster : Printed by William Caxton, 1481 (after 8 March; circa Oct.)]
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Book
1 online resource ([200] pages) : illustrations (woodcuts)
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Early English books online
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Standardized Title:
Image du monde. English.
Other Title:
Here begynneth the table of the rubrices of this presente volume named the Mirrour of the world or thymage of the same.
Mirrour of the worlde.
Subjects:
Vincent, of Beauvais, -1264. attributed name.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- Early works to 1600.
Notes:
A translation of a prose version of: Image du monde.
Sometimes attributed to Gossuin of Metz; misattributed to Vincent of Beauvais.
Translated by William Caxton, whose name appears on a4v. The dates of translation are given on n4r as 2 January-7 March 1480.
Caption title, a6r.
Imprint from Needham.
Signatures: a-m n⁴.
The first leaf is blank.
Beginning of text, a2r: Here begynneth the table of the rubrices of this presente volume named the Mirrour of the world or thymage of the same ..
Reproductions of the originals in the British Library and the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Appears at reel 12 (British Library copy) and at reel 1588 (Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery copy).
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 12:14, 1588:01) s1999 miun s
Cited in:
STC (2nd edition) 24762.
Needham, P. Printer and the pardoner, Cx 46.
Duff 401.
Hain-Copinger 11656.
Contributor:
Gossuin, of Metz, attributed name.
Caxton, William, ca. 1422-1491.
Vincent, of Beauvais, -1264, attributed name.
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