By M.C. Seymour

ISBN-10: 1859280579

ISBN-13: 9781859280577

This moment quantity, which completes the 1st complete catalogue of Chaucer's manuscripts, describes the fifty six extant copies and the fragments of eight differently misplaced copies of the Canterbury stories. those manuscripts, final tested jointly over 50 years in the past, are the following defined after a clean appraisal and within the mild of recent scholarship, and a few revisions of date, ornament, dialect, situation, provenance, and script are prompt. The advent defines the various significant textual difficulties posed via the manuscripts and provides a few options thereon, whereas suggesting strategies to a few incidental cruces. The Indices and Appendices checklist the quotation of misplaced and unidentified copies of the Canterbury stories, the names of former vendors and colleagues, and addenda et corrigenda for quantity I. is designed as a reference paintings for these lecturers and scholars who desire to comprehend what and the place the extant fabric is with out the labour of its assortment and for these capable within the a number of specialities of manuscript bibliography to boost current knowledge.

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