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Here begynneth the boke of Caunter-bury tales dilygently and truely corrected and newly printed.

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Other Copies: 8 (Blackburn, British Library, Glasgow, Lambeth, Brotherton, Harvard, Texas, Yale Sterling)

1526

Auteur: Chaucer, Geoffrey
Titre: Here begynneth the boke of Caunter-bury tales dilygently and truely corrected and newly printed.
Lieu d'édition: London
Editeur: Thus endeth the boke of Caunterbury tales. Imprinted at London in flete-strete by me Rycharde Pynson printer vnto the kynges noble grace: and fynisshed the yere of our lorde god a.M.CCCCC. and .xxvi. the fourth day of June.
Date: 1526
Langue: English
Nombre de scans: 269
Type: Print
Code barre: 1072056425
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