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Caxton

William. ?1422--91, English printer and translator: published, in Bruges, the first book printed in English (1475) and established the first printing press in England (1477)
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Advance publicity in Newsweek, the New York Times and elsewhere tended to emphasize the price tag -- $10,000 -- of the hand-bound Pennyroyal Caxton edition of four hundred copies.
Issue 16 (1998) will publish remaining papers devoted to the Caxton Press, printing, and canon formation within New Zealand writing, and will also include some non-conference essays on miscellaneous New Zealand topics, and some reviews.
Chapter 5, 'At Chaucer's Tomb', examines Stephen Surigonus's Latin epitaph on the poet, which Caxton associates himself with and whose ideas provide a model of Caxton's own recovery and discussion of Chaucer's texts.
* Wynken de Worde, originally from France, was probably brought from Europe by Caxton around 1476.
It is refreshing, therefore, that Wolfgang Mager saw fit to do an edition of part of William Caxton's Ovid manuscript for his dissertation at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universitat in Munich under the supervision of Hans Sauer (one of the Middle English Texts series general editors); the dissertation was approved in 2009 and has now appeared in published format seven years later.
When asked about the unpaid agents Jubilee chairman in Kitui County Caxton Munyoki said he does not want to discuss alot about the issue but he has the reports.
Devotional works such as Caxton's translation and edition of the Golden Legend (1484) and Pynson's Kalendar of Shepherds (1506) were used to legitimize the merchant community.
They date back to 1476 - the year Caxton introduced the printing press to England - or 1477.
A UNIQUE example of medieval printed text by pioneer William Caxton, which had once been used to reinforce the spine of a book, has been hailed as a "thrilling" find.
At the Fondation Martin Bodmer in Cologny, Switzerland, is a littleknown annotated copy of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, the first illustrated edition published by Caxton around 1483.
1477: William Caxton issued the first dated, printed book from his printing press in Westminster - it was Dictes or Sayengis of The Philosophres.