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Author Mubashshir ibn Fātik, Abū al-Wafāʼ, active 11th century.

Title The dictes and sayings of the philosophers

Imprint London : Diploma Press, 1974 xii p., facsim : [150]p. ; 30 cm.


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 GDL Brand Library Storage Reference    741.64 D 1974    Available
Note Preface signed : William Blades. Lord Rivers' translation of Tignonville's French version of the Dicta philosophorum, a collection of sayings of wise men, originally compiled in Arabic. Revised and edited, with some additional matter, by William Caxton. Facsimile of the first edition, without t.-p., colophon, folios, catchwords or signatures (blank leaves not reproduced) Caxton's epilogue and additions begin on the 73d recto: Here endeth the book named the dictes or sayengis of the philosophhres enprynted by me William Caxton at Westmestre the yere of our Lord M.CCCC.LXXVIJ. Reprint of the 1877 ed. published by E. Stock, London.
Subject Incunabula -- Facsimiles.
Added Author Rivers, Anthony Woodville, 2nd earl, 1442?-1483.
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
Tignonville, Guillaume, d. 1414.
Added Title A facsimile reproduction of the first book printed in England by William Caxton, in 1477.

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