William Godwin's Diary

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Caxton, &c (26  January  1803) Chaucer, GeoffreyCanterbury tales. first printed by Caxton 1477-8
and in an improved second edition by Caxton in 1483
Chaucer, GeoffreyTroilus and Criseyde. composed c. 1380-2, first printed by Caxton 1484
Ames, JosephTypographical antiquities, being an historical account of printing in England: with some memoirs of our ancient printers, and a register of the books printed by them, from the year 1471 to the year 1600. With an appendix concerning printing in Scotland and Ireland to the same time. 1749
WG's biography of Chaucer cites:
Caxton, Edition of Chaucer, apud Ames's Typographical Antiquities (1:1).
WG's sale catalog lists:
Ames's Typographical Antiquities, augmented by Herbert, plates, 3 vol. 1785-90 (item 325).

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