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Wife of Bath (6  September  1793) Chaucer, Geoffrey ‘The Wife of Bath Her Tale'
in The Canterbury Tales. composed 1390s; first published 1477
WG's sale catalog lists:
Chaucer's Works, with Life by Speght 1687.
Chaucer's Works, with Glossary and Life by John Urry, 1721.
Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, with Notes and Glossary by T. Tyrwhit, 2 vols. 1798. OR
Chaucer, GeoffreyDryden, John ‘The Wife of Bath Her Tale'
in Fables ancient and modern; translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer; with original poems. By Mr. Dryden. 1700
WG's sale catalog lists:
Fables from Homer, Boccace, and Chaucer, by Dryden, 1745.

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