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biography and typography of William Caxton

William Blades

biography and typography of William Caxton

England"s first printer

by William Blades

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Published by Thoemmes, Kinokuniya in Bristol, Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caxton, William, -- 1422?-1491.,
  • Printers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Printing -- England -- History -- Origin and antecedents.

  • Edition Notes

    Facsim. of ed. published London: Trübner, 1877.

    StatementWilliam Blades.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesHistory of printing
    The Physical Object
    Pagination383p. :
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20848334M

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William Caxton ( – ) was a printer, diplomat, writer and merchant. He is credited with bringing the first printing presses to English and becoming one of the first booksellers in English. His translations of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales and Thomas Mallory’s ‘Le Morte d’Arthur’ were important milestones in English Literature.

By mass printing books, Caxton. The Biography biography and typography of William Caxton book Typography of William Caxton: England's First Printer Another interesting book is the Infancia Salvatoris, of which the only known copy is at Gottingen, being one of the two unique Caxtons which are in foreign libraries.

erected the first press of book printing that ever was in England, about the year of Christ William Caxton, (born c. Kent, England—diedLondon), the first English printer, who, as a translator and publisher, exerted an important influence on English literature.

In he was apprenticed to Robert Large, a rich mercer, who in the following year became lord mayor of died inand Caxton moved to Brugge, the centre of the European wool.

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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Based on the author's Life and typography of William Caxton, London, ("A new 'Life' in. The Life and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer, with Evidence of His Typographical Connection with Colard Mansion, the Printer at Bruges Compiled from Original Sources Author: William Blades.

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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as.

Caxton's own translation of 'The Recuyell of the Histories of Troye' was the first book printed in the English language. In Caxton returned to London and established a. Blades, W. () The biography and typography of William Caxton, England's first printer. New York, Scribner and Welford.

[Web.] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, Genre/Form: Bibliography Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blades, William, Biography and typography of William Caxton. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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The standard account of Caxton and his work, now somewhat outdated, is William Blades, The Biography and Typography of William Caxton (; 2d ed.

There is a simplified biography by H.R. Plomer, William Caxton (). George Parker Winship, William Caxton and His Work (), provides a brief introduction.

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Author:. William Caxton was an English merchant, writer, printer and translator. Caxton started his career as a merchant, apprenticing under Robert Large’s Mercers’ Company.

Trained at the profession, he went on to establish his own company and in the course became a. William Caxton has books on Goodreads with ratings. William Caxton’s most popular book is The History of Reynard the Fox. Little is known of William Caxton’s early life, and both the date and place of his birth (somewhere in Kent) remain uncertain.

He was apprenticed in to Robert Large, a successful mercer. Caxton and his successors among the printers did much to stabilize literary English, and especially to regularize its spelling.

Further Reading on William Caxton. The standard account of Caxton and his work, now somewhat outdated, is William Blades, The Biography and Typography of William Caxton (; 2d ed. William Life and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer: With Evidence of his Typographical Connection with Colard Manison, the Printer at Bruges: Compiled from Original Sources.Free 2-day shipping.

Buy The Biography and Typography of William Caxton, England's First Printer at William Caxton (?) was an English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer. As far as is known, he was the first English person to work as a printer and the first to introduce a printing press into England.

He was also the first English retailer of printed books (his London contemporaries in the same trade were all Dutch, German or French). Caxton, born in the .