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Friday, November 21, 2008

Ten of the First Books Ever Printed in English

1. Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye (1473)
2. Game and Playe of the Chesse (1474)
3. Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (1476)
4. Dictes or Sayengis of the Philosophres (1477)
5. Boke of Histories of Jason (1477)
6. History of Godefrey of Boloyne and the Conquest of Iherusalem (1481)
7. The Golden Legend (1483)
8. The Book of the Knight in the Tower (1484)
9. The English Charlemagne Romances, Parts III and IV, The Lyf of the Noble and Crysten Prynce Charles the Grete (1485)
10. The Fayttes of Armes and of Chyualrye (1489)

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