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"The destruction of Troy in three books: ... also mentioning the rising and flourish of diverse kings and kingdoms, with the decay and overthrow of others, with many admirable acts of chivalry and martial prowess"
Recueil des histoires de Troie.
Lefevre, Raoul, fl. 1460.
Caxton, William, ca. 1422-1491.
[Edition statement: ] The eighth edition, corrected and much amended.
Vol. 2 has sub-title: The second book: wherein is contained the prowess of the valiant Hercules. v. 3: The third book: wherein is shewed, how the city of Troy was by Priamus ... reedified, and repaired.
Vol. 2 has imprint: London: Printed by T.J. for S. Speed; v. 3: Printed by E.T. and R.H. for T. Passenger.
Translation of Recueil des histoires de Troyes.
Translated from the French by William Caxton.
Vols. 2-3 without edition note.
[Contents note]: (from t.p.) The I. Shewing the founders and foundation of the said city, with the causes and manner how it was sacked and first destroyed by Hercules -- The II. How it was re-edified, and how Hercules slew K. Laomedon, and destroyed it the second time, and of Hercules his worthy deeds, and his death -- The III. How Priamus, Son of King Laomedon, rebuilded Troy again, more strong than it was before, and for the ravishment of Dame Helen, wife to King Meneclaus of Greece, the said city was utterly destroyed, and Priamus with Hector, and all his sons slain.
3 v. (, 196, ; , 139, ; 128,  p.)
London: Printed for T. Passenger ...,
Wing / L930
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