Here endeth the book named the dictes or sayengis of the philosophhres ... [microform]
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- Where it is so that euery humayn creature by the suffrance of our lord god is born and ordeigned to be subgette and thral vnto the stormes of fortune.
- Where it is so that every humayn creature by the suffrance of our lord god is born and ordeigned to be subgette and thral unto the stormes of fortune.
- A translation, by Anthony Woodville, Earl Rivers, of a French version by Guillaume de Tignonville of a compilation ultimately based on: Mubashshir ibn Fātik, Abū al-Wafā'. Mukhtār al-ḥikam wa-maḥāsin al-kalim.
- Revised and edited by William Caxton.
- Title from opening words of colophon, [K]2r, which reads: Here endeth the book named the dictes or sayengis of the philosophhres enprynted, by me william Caxton at westmestre the yere of our lord .M.CCCC.lxxvij. Whiche book is late translated out of Frenshe into englyssh. by the noble and puissant lord Lord Antone Erle of Ryuyers lord of Scales [and] of the Ile of wyght ..
- Text on [A]1r begins: Where it is so that euery humayn creature by the suffran̄ce of our lord god is born̄ [and] ordeigned to be subgette and thral vnto the stormes of fortune ..
- For publication date see Lotte Hellinga, "Caxton in focus", p. 77-82.
- Signatures: [A-I K⁶].
- The first leaf and the last two leaves are blank.
- A later state (STC 6827) has an added colophon on p. [K]4v.
- Reproductions of the originals in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery and the British Library.
- STC (2nd ed.) 6826.
- Needham, P. Printer & the pardoner, Cx 26.
- Duff 123.
- GW 8321.
- Available electronically as part of Early English books online.
- Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1938, 1985. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; I-4:17, 1685:04). s1938 miun a
- Related Work
- Mubashshir ibn Fātik, Abū al-Wafāʼ, active 11th century. Mukhtār al-ḥikam wa-maḥāsin al-kalim.
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