Chaucer's Ghoast, Or, a Piece of Antiquity Containing Twelve Pleasant Fables of Ovid Penn'd After the Ancient Manner of Writing in England, Which Makes Them Prove Mock-Poems to the Present Poetry (1672)

Chaucer's Ghoast, Or, a Piece of Antiquity Containing Twelve Pleasant Fables of Ovid Penn'd After the Ancient Manner of Writing in England, Which Makes Them Prove Mock-Poems to the Present Poetry (1672)

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EARLY FABLES & FAIRY TALES. Imagine holding history in your hands. Now you can. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Early English Books Online, this rare material is now available in single print editions. Thousands of books written between 1475 and 1700 can be delivered to your doorstep in individual volumes of high quality historical reproductions. This series includes many translations, some illustrated, of some of the most well-known mythologies of today. The collection includes Aesop's Fables and English fairy tales, as well as many Greek, Latin and even Oriental parables. Also included is criticism and interpretation on the subject. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ "Chaucer's ghoast, or, A piece of antiquity containing twelve pleasant fables of Ovid penn'd after the ancient manner of writing in England, which makes them prove mock-poems to the present poetry" Metamorphoses. Confessio amantis. Lover of antiquity. Cotton, Charles, 1630-1687. Ovid, 43 B. C.-17 or 18 A. D. Wing lists as a translation of selections from Ovid's Metamorphoses. Has been also identified as being derived from John Gower's "Confessio Amantis" -- Cf. Notes and queries, 242, n.s. 44 (Dec. 1997), 458-459. Attributed to Charles Cotton in the Wrenn Catalogue. [12], 121, [2] p. London: Printed by T. Ratcliff & N. Thompson for Richard Mills, 1672. Wing / O647 English Reproduction of the original in the Harvard University Library ++++ This book represents an authentic reproduction of the text as printed by the original publisher. While we have attempted to accurately maintain the integrity of the original work, there are sometimes problems with the original work or the micro-film from which the books were digitized. This can result in errors in reproduction. Possible imperfections include missing and blurred pages, poor pictures, markings and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.show more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Eebo Editions, Proquest
  • Charleston SC, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 124079665X
  • 9781240796656
  • 2,295,941