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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Compared with the Former Editions, and Many Valuable Mss. out of which, Three Tales Are Added which Were Never Before Printed

Title

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Compared with the Former Editions, and Many Valuable Mss. out of which, Three Tales Are Added which Were Never Before Printed
By John Urry, student of Christ-Church, Oxon. deceased: together with a glossary by a student of the same college. To the whole is prefixed the author's life, newly written, and a preface, giving an account of this edition.

Creator

Chaucer, Geoffrey

Description

The work was left unfinished at Urry's death, and the final revision and completion were entrusted to Timothy Thomas, who wrote the preface and glossary
The life of Chaucer was originally written by John Dart, but was revised ad altered by William Thomas. cf. Brit. mus. Catalogue; Tyrwhitt's edition of the Poetical works of... Chaucer. 1843, p. vii-viii Hammond. Chaucer, a bibliographical manual. 1908.
The Three tales mentioned in the title are The coke's tale of Gamelyn; The marchant's second tale, or The history of Beryn; and The adventure of the pardoner and tapster at the Inn at Canterbury.

Source

UW-Milwaukee Libraries Special Collections

Publisher

London, Printed for B. Lintot

Date

1721

Contributor

John Urry
Timothy Thomas
John Dart
William Thomas

Rights

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

Format

26 p. 1., 626, 81, [1] p. front., illus., port.
40 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

(SPL)(FOL) PR1850 1721

Files

cha1721aL.jpg

Citation

Chaucer, Geoffrey , “The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Compared with the Former Editions, and Many Valuable Mss. out of which, Three Tales Are Added which Were Never Before Printed,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 15, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/114.