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By M.C. Seymour

ISBN-10: 1859280579

ISBN-13: 9781859280577

This moment quantity, which completes the 1st finished catalogue of Chaucer's manuscripts, describes the fifty six extant copies and the fragments of eight another 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 mild of contemporary scholarship, and a few revisions of date, ornament, dialect, place, provenance, and script are steered. The creation defines a few of the significant textual difficulties posed via the manuscripts and provides a few recommendations thereon, whereas suggesting recommendations to a few incidental cruces. The Indices and Appendices checklist 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 lecturers and scholars who desire to recognize what and the place the extant fabric is with no the labour of its assortment and for these capable within the a variety of specialities of manuscript bibliography to strengthen current knowledge.

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