|Genre||Early works to 1800.|
|Contributions||Rivers, Anthony Woodville, Earl, 1442?-1483., Caxton, William, ca. 1422-1491.|
|LC Classifications||Incun. 1481 .I5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| leaves (, [77-78] blank (the last 2 wanting)).|
|Number of Pages||78|
|LC Control Number||48031317|
In Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers a French moralistic work as Dictes and Sayenges of the Phylosophers () was the first dated book printed in England. Several months after Edward’s death (April ), Richard, Duke of Gloucester (later King Richard III), the regent for young King Edward V, had Rivers executed for alleged treasonable activities. Thus endeth thys book of the dictes and notable Wyse sayenges of the phylosophers [W]Here it is so that euery humayn Creature by the suffrance of our lord god is born & ordeigned to be subgette and thral vnto the stormes of fortune | [S]Edechias was the first Philosophir by Whom thorugh the Wil and pleaser of oure lorde god Sapience was vnderstande and lawes rescyued | Thus endeth this. Thus endeth thys book of the dictes and notable Wyse sayenges of the phylosophers [W]Here it is so that euery humayn Creature by the suffrance of our lord god is born & ordeigned to be subgette and thral vnto the stormes of fortune. The technique was eventually applied to books—collections of pages connected as a scroll or bound together along one edge within a cover. Abu al-Wafa’, Dictes and Notable Wyse Sayenges of the Phylosophers (Westminster, Eng.: William Caxton, ). Croatian. Missale Glagoliticum (Kosinj, Croatia, ). Portuguese. Pentateuco (Faro.
boke book of the dictes & notable wise seyinges etc” does not exist in either of the above Cop ies. J.P. −−− The Edition by Wynkyn de Worde which I have before alluded to contains The Preface ending “as here after ensiewis. It is slightly imperfect at the beginning and by help of the short quota. Posted by kigy on – Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers - Wikipedia. The dictes and sayings of the philosophers a facsimile reproduction of the first book printed in England by William Caxton in Thus endeth thys book of the dictes and notable Wyse Title Thus endeth thys book of the dictes and notable Wyse sayenges of the phylosophers late translated and drawen out of frenshe into our englisshe. Op 18 November lewer Caxton die eerste gedateerde boek in Engels af, getiteld "Dictes and Sayenges of the Phylosophers", 'n werk van Guillaume de Tignonville, wat deur Anthony Woodville uit Frans vertaal is. In is 'n nóg ouer gedrukte dokument van Caxton in die vorm van 'n aflaatbrief in Engeland gevind.
The first book he printed in England was a translation by Earl Rivers of The Dictes and Sayenges of the Phylosophers. It was completed late in Caxton printed about books altogether; most of them in . Anthony Woodville, Earl Rivers, a brother-in-law of the king, was a learned man who had translated a French work into English and wished to have it published. Printed by Caxton, Rivers' translation of the Dictes and Sayenges of the Phylosophers became the first dated book printed in English in Caxton went on to print two more of Rivers. Later he moved to Westminster with his press where he ran off the first English book to be produced by this means. It had the catchy title, ‘The dictes and sayenges of the phylosophers’ (18th November ) and was an early Arabic work translated for Caxton by Earl Rivers; who through his sister, Elizabeth was brother-in-law to King Edward. The book was The Dictes and Sayenges of the Phylosophers, translated from French by Earl Rivers and dated 18th November Caxton was commissioned by rich nobles to translate and publish many well known works including Sir Thomas Malory’s Morte D’Arthur and Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.