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The Woorkes of Geffrey Chaucer

Title

The Woorkes of Geffrey Chaucer
Newlie printed, with diuers addicions, which were never in printe before with The Siege and destruccion of the worthy citee of Thebes compiled by Jhon Lidgate

Creator

Chaucer, Geoffrey

Description

The 1561 Stow edition exists in two different issues. The 'first issue' has the title within a woodcut compartment (McKerrow & Ferguson 67) and has the Prologue on leaves [fleuron]2-A4 with woodcut illustrations at the beginning of each of the sections of the Prologue. The 'second issue' has a t.p. with Chaucer's coat of arms with the date 1560 above the shield and an unillustrated Prologue on leaves A2-A6. The UWM Libraries have the 'second issue.'
William Thynne's edition with additions by John Stow
Contains some dubious Chaucerian works added by John Stow as well as The Siege and destruction of the worthy city of Thebes, attributed to John Lidgate but possibly written by John Stowe.

Source

UW-Milwaukee Libraries Special Collections

Publisher

Imprinted at London : By Jhon Kyngston, for Jhon Wight

Date

1561

Contributor

John Lydgate
John Stow
William Thynne
John Kingston, printer

Rights

It is the responsibility of the researcher to seek permission from the copyright holder to reproduce for publication.

Format

[14], ccclxxiij leaves : ill.
33 cm. (fol.)

Language

English

Identifier

(RARE) PR1850 1561x

Files

cha1561aL.jpg

Citation

Chaucer, Geoffrey , “The Woorkes of Geffrey Chaucer,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 17, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/113.