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A six-text print of Chaucer's Canterbury tales in parallel columns from the following mss : 1. The Ellesmere. 2. The Hengwrt 154. 3. The Cambridge univ. libr. Gg. 4.27. 4. The Corpus Christi coll., Oxford. 5. The Petworth. 6. The Lansdowne 851 / edited by Frederick J. Furnivall.

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.
Contributor(s): Furnivall, Frederick James, 1825-1910 | Chaucer Society (London, England).
Series: Chaucer Society publications first series ; no. 1, 14-15, 25, 30-31, 37, 49.Publisher: London : published for the Chaucer Society by N. Trübner & co., 1869-77Description: 8 v. in 4, 9 col. plates : 26 x 32 cm.ISBN: (Hbk.).Subject(s): Chaucer, Geoffrey -1400. Canterbury tales -- Criticism, Textual | Tales, Medieval -- History and criticismDDC classification: 821.9
Contents:
pt. 1. Specimens of the two chief moveable prologues and some of the substitutes for them. Trial-tables (now superseded) of groups of tales. Prologue. The Knight's tale -- pt. 2. The Miller's, Reeve's, and Cook's tales, with an appendix of the spurious tale of Gamelyn -- pt. 3. The Man of law's tale. The Shipman's tale. The Prioress's tale. Sir Thopas -- pt. 4. The tale of Melibeus. The Monk's tale. The Nun's priest's tale. The Doctor's tale. The Pardoner's tale. Specimens of the various readings in the Doctor-Pardoner link. The Wife of Bath's tale. The Friar's tale. The Summoner's tale -- pt. 5. The Clerk's tale. The Merchant's tale -- pt. 6. The Squire's tale. The Franklin's tale -- pt. 7. The second Nun's tale. The Canon's-yoeman's tale. The Manciple's tale. The Blank-parson's link -- pt. 8. The Parson's tale, with a table of its contents and Mr. Hy. Cromie's
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Oversized Reserve 821.9 CHA (Browse shelf) Pt. 1-3 (1868-71) 1 Not for loan 000307189
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Oversized Reserve 821.9 CHA (Browse shelf) Pt. 4 (1871) 4 Not for loan 000307190
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Oversized Reserve 821.9 CHA (Browse shelf) Pt. 5-6 (1873-74) 5 Not for loan 000307191
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Oversized Reserve 821.9 CHA (Browse shelf) Pt. 7-8 (1875-77) 7 Not for loan 000307192

The texts are printed 3 columns to a page, opposite pages being numbered in duplicate (1-685) The "Specimens of moveable prologues" etc., have separate (roman) paging. Irregularities in paging occur at beginning or end of parts, a number of pages being duplicated and others omitted.

"Notes and corrections to the Ryme-index," no. 45 (i.e. 44).

Issued in 8 parts; only pt. 1 has general t.p., and the paging is continuous.

A supplement, "A temporary preface ..." appears as no. 3 of the Society's Second series of publications.

pt. 1. Specimens of the two chief moveable prologues and some of the substitutes for them. Trial-tables (now superseded) of groups of tales. Prologue. The Knight's tale -- pt. 2. The Miller's, Reeve's, and Cook's tales, with an appendix of the spurious tale of Gamelyn -- pt. 3. The Man of law's tale. The Shipman's tale. The Prioress's tale. Sir Thopas -- pt. 4. The tale of Melibeus. The Monk's tale. The Nun's priest's tale. The Doctor's tale. The Pardoner's tale. Specimens of the various readings in the Doctor-Pardoner link. The Wife of Bath's tale. The Friar's tale. The Summoner's tale -- pt. 5. The Clerk's tale. The Merchant's tale -- pt. 6. The Squire's tale. The Franklin's tale -- pt. 7. The second Nun's tale. The Canon's-yoeman's tale. The Manciple's tale. The Blank-parson's link -- pt. 8. The Parson's tale, with a table of its contents and Mr. Hy. Cromie's

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