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recuyell of the histories of Troye

Raoul Lefevre

recuyell of the histories of Troye

by Raoul Lefevre

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Published by D. Nutt in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten in French; translatedand printed by William Caxton (about AD 1474). The first English printed book, now faithfully reproduced with a critical introduction, index, and glossary and 8 pages in photographic facsimile by H. OskarSommer.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 vols
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Open LibraryOL16837377M

William Caxton and "The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye" Date of birth: unknown () Death: Born in the Weald of Kent Apprentice to Robert Large (/8) Prominent London merchant One of the wardens of the Mercers’ Company in Sheriff of London in Lord mayor. Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye or Recueil des Histoires de Troye, a translation of a French courtly romance written by Raoul Lefevre, chaplain to Philip III, Duke of Burgundy, was the first book printed in the English language. Recuyell (recueil in Modern French) simply means "collection" in English. Hence, the work in Modern English would read "A Collection of the Histories of Troy".

The Recuyell of the Histories of Troye. A collection of book plate designs: Rhead, Louis, Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming: Internet Archive. The history of Reynard the Foxe. The history of Reynard the Foxe - Kelmscott Press. vonDorffy Books.   The Recuyell of the Histories of Troye is a version of a French book written around It was translated over a three-year period by William Caxton, who pioneered the printing press in England. Some time back, the year-old book was sold a.

  The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye (First English Book?) by TNG March March JLB history hoax, member creation, trojan war. The first book ever published in English. A story about the Trojan War. Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye or Recueil des Histoires de Troye, is a French courtly romance written by Raoul Lefevre, chaplain to Philip III, Duke of Burgundy. An edition in English, translated by William Caxton, and printed by him probably with Colard Mansion and Johann Veldener in or at Bruges was the first book printed in the.


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Recuyell of the histories of Troye by Raoul Lefevre Download PDF EPUB FB2

His first book, The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye, was his own translation from the French, and its production was probably the main reason why this semiretired merchant gentleman took to printing at the age of He then returned to England through the encouragement of Edward.

The recuyell of the historyes of Troye, written in French by Raoul Lefèvre, tr. and printed by William Caxton, (about A.D. ) The first English printed book, now faithfully reproduced, with a critical introduction, index and glossary, and eight pages in photographic facsimile, by H.

Oskar Sommer. Volume: v.1 () (Reprint) [Leatherbound]. The Recuyell of the Histories of Troye is William Caxton’s own translation of an epic romance on the ‘Matter of Troy’, Le Recueil des histoires de Troye recuyell of the histories of Troye book. ), by Raoul Lefèvre, who was probably a chaplain to Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy.

The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye was his first printed book, and the first book printed anywhere in English. It was produced in on the Continent, in either Bruges or Ghent. The text is a recuyell [compilation] of stories about the Trojan Wars by Raoul Lefèvre, originally written in French.

The translation was also by Caxton. The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troy, Volume 1 Raoul Lefèvre Full view - The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troy, Volume 2 Page 11 - Here ends the book of the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, edited by F. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by WH Hooper.

Printed by me William Morris at. The First Book printed in English— The Recuyell of the Histories of Troy. The Recuyell of the Histories of Troye is a translation of a French book written around by Raoul Lefevre.

Pioneering William Caxton, a British merchant and writer who brought the first. One of the most beautiful books Brandeis owns is the Kelmscott Press edition of The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye (Rare -- Versh PQA7 E5 ) by Raoul Le Fèvre, a generous gift from Arthur Vershbow.

When William Caxton first printed the Recuyell in Bruges in it became the world’s first printed English book.

William Morris’s decision to bring it out in the second year. In the early s Caxton spent time in Cologne learning the art of printing. He returned to Bruges in where he and Colard Mansion, a Flemish calligrapher, set up a press. Caxton's own. 1 HERE beginneth the volume entitled and named the Recuyell of the Histories of Troy, composed and drawn out of divers books of Latin into French by the right venerable person and worshipful man, Raoul le Feure, priest and chaplain unto the right noble, glorious, and mighty prince in his time, Philip, Duke of Burgundy, of Brabant, etc., in the year of the Incarnation of our Lord God a thousand.

Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye or Recueil des Histoires de Troye, is a French courtly romance written by Raoul Lefevre, chaplain to Philip III, Duke of Burgundy. The recuyell of the historyes of Troye, written in French by Raoul Lefevre, translated and printed by William Caxton (about A.

A year-old book—the first to be printed in English—has sold at auction for more than a million pounds. “The Recuyell of the Histories of Troye is a version of a French book written around The story is an epic romance which portrays the heroes of Greek mythology as chivalric figures.”.

The first book which Caxton produced in the Low Countries was The Recuyell of the Histories of Troy, translated by himself from the French original of Raoul had begun the translation intaken it further at the behest of Margaret of York, the Duchess of Burgundy, continued the work in Ghent, and completed it in Cologne on 9 September Half-title, "The recuyell of the historyes of Troye" (p.

[xvi]) on floreated background, within ornamental border. Gothic type: the body of the book in "Troy," designed by Morris in ; the table of chapters and glossary in the smaller "Chaucer" type cut in The first book printed in "Troy," and the first in which "Chaucer" type appears.

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Software. An illustration of two photographs. The recuyell of the historyes of Troy Item Preview remove-circlePages:   The Recuyell of the Histories of Troye is a version of a French book written around It was translated over a three-year period by William Caxton, who.

The Recuyell Of The Historyes Of Troy V2 by Raoul Lefevre (Author), William Caxton (Translator), Heinrich O. Sommer (Introduction) & 0 more ISBN The recuyell of the historyes of Troye. [Raoul Lefèvre; H Oskar Sommer] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search.

Search for Library Items (about A.D. ) The first English printed book, now faithfully reproduced, with a critical introd., index, and glossary and eight pages in photographic facsim. by H.

Oskar Sommer. London, D. The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye he selection of the fifteenth-century translation of Raoul Lefevre's history of Troy was an especially meaningful one for William Morris.

This edition is a reprint of William Caxton's translation, which had found itself in great demand. RAOUL LEFÈVRE was a Catholic priest and the chaplain to Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy.

He would later writer a full History of Jason under the Duke's commission, but first he composed a lengthy epic on the Trojan War derived from medieval sources, including Guido delle Colonne's Historia destructionis Troiae (translated into English as John Lydgate's Troy Book) and Boccaccio's .Talk:Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye This article is within the scope of WikiProject Books.

To participate in the project, please visit its page, where you can join the project and discuss matters related to book articles. To use this banner, please refer to the documentation. It was translated by William Caxton into English soon after it was written and found popularity under its new title, The Recuyell of the Histories of Troye.

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