William Caxton


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English printer who in 1474 printed the first book in English (1422-1491)

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The absence of a miter in the Goldwell coat of arms (he became bishop in 1472) raises the question whether the date 1468 might be correct; but see Lotte Hellinga, William Caxton and Early Printing in England (London: British Library, 2010), 76-78 and figs.
Numerous titles published by William Caxton (England's first printer) are known only from fragments found in the bindings of later books (p.
Thankfully, even when books were discarded in the past, the "waste" paper was often used to create new bindings; Pearson writes that many works of William Caxton, England's first printer, are only known today because they have been discovered recycled in later bindings.
INDEPENDENCE DAY IN LATVIA MOROCCO 1477: William Caxton issued the first dated, printed book from his printing press in Westminster - it was Dictes or Sayengis of The Philosophres.
It is important to note that England's first printer, William Caxton, was a printer of indulgences; indeed, his earliest surviving production is an indulgence (see 85, 249, and 253).
7 The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye, printed in London by William Caxton in the 1470s.
The first chapter, 'Caxton and Fifteenth-Century English Books', examines in what ways the methods of production and commercialization of texts and manuscripts in late fourteenth- and fifteenth-century England may have served as a precedent to the first English printer, William Caxton, between 1473--the year when he began his printing activities on the continent--and 1476-77--the first year he was operating from Westminster.
Printers like Colard Mansion and his junior colleague William Caxton promote the vernacular humanism already thriving.
The Biography and Typography of William Caxton, 2nd ed.
William Caxton holds a special place in the history of printing.
He identifies many villains: Saint Augustine, King Edgar, William Caxton, Edmund Coote, Samuel Johnson, Noah Webster, and James Murray.
The tales were the first printed book in English, published by William Caxton in 1476.
More critically, the printing press had been brought to England by William Caxton in 1476.
Malory called his collection of tales The Whole Book of King Arthur and of His Noble Knights of the Round Table but his publisher, the famous William Caxton, wanted something snappier and sexier.
WILLIAM Caxton set up the first English language printing press.