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By M.C. Seymour

ISBN-10: 1859280579

ISBN-13: 9781859280577

This moment quantity, which completes the 1st complete catalogue of Chaucer's manuscripts, describes the fifty six extant copies and the fragments of eight in a different way misplaced copies of the Canterbury stories. those manuscripts, final tested jointly over 50 years in the past, are the following defined after a clean appraisal and within the gentle of recent scholarship, and a few revisions of date, ornament, dialect, place, provenance, and script are recommended. The creation defines many of the significant textual difficulties posed through the manuscripts and offers a few concepts thereon, whereas suggesting ideas to a few incidental cruces. The Indices and Appendices list the quotation of misplaced and unidentified copies of the Canterbury stories, the names of former vendors and co-workers, and addenda et corrigenda for quantity I. is designed as a reference paintings for these academics and scholars who desire to comprehend what and the place the extant fabric is with out the labour of its assortment and for these capable within the numerous specialities of manuscript bibliography to increase current knowledge.

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