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Caxton's "The Dictes or Sayengis of the Philosophres", the First Dated Book Printed in England

11/18/1477
<p>Reproduction of an 1877 facsimile of Caxton's 1477 original printing of The Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers. The facsimile was published in London by Eliot Stock as part of the Caxton Quatercentary Celebration.</p>

Reproduction of an 1877 facsimile of Caxton's 1477 original printing of The Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers. The facsimile was published in London by Eliot Stock as part of the Caxton Quatercentary Celebration.

On November 18, 1477 William Caxton completed at Westminster Abbey the first dated book printed in England— The Dictes or Sayengis of the Philosophres. The work was translated from the French of Guillaume de Tignonville by Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers, brother-in-law of King Edward IV.

ISTC no. id00272000.

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