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Caxton's Book of Curtesye - Early English Text Society Extra Series (Hardback)F. J. Furnivall (editor)
Hardback 70 Pages / Published: 01/01/1868
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An edition of Caxton's delightful Book of Curtesye, originally "printed at Westminster about 1477-8 A.D." As well as the usual instructions on good manners and behaviour (Lose not your gyrdel / sittyng at your mete - Don't undo your girdle at the table), this guide includes a charming and clearly heartfelt section advising which poets should be read, with Chaucer, Lydgate, Gower and Occleve being judged the finest and most important.
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Number of pages: 70
Weight: 194 g
Dimensions: 209 x 140 x 6 mm
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