THE CURIAL, Alain Charretier.


made by maystere Alain Charretier. Translated thus in Englyssh by William Caxton, 1484. Collated with the French original by Prof. Paul Meyer, and edited by Frederick J. Furnivall. Pp. viii+20, glossary; nineteenth century half calf, the spine blocked in black and lettered in gilt, marbled papered boards, lightly rubbed, edges and spine grazed; outer leaves slightly soiled; N. Trubner, for the Early English Text Society, London, 1888. Extra Series, LIV. *From the Library of the Parliament of Victoria, with their small oval shelf label and gilt stamp on upper board, but no internal markings. Caxton translated theCurialfrom the French of Alain Charretier, probably for Lord Rivers, and printed his English edition in 1484. The brief text compares the disadvantages of life at Court, with the quiet and restfulness of the country. Item #081610

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