Contents and Arrangement

The noble knight Paris & the fair Vienne. Translated out of the French by William Caxton, 1956

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Bifolium, 4to; illustrated prospectus for a reprint of this thirteenth century French romance; "printed on Acorn-Smith handpress...wood engravings by Mallette Dean; each...has been hand-colored by Dorothy Allen...The binding contsists of an Invicta parchment spine, and sides of French paper decorated with wood engravings"; distributed by the Chiswick Bookshop, New York, NY. Text in red and black.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


New York: Allen Press

Collection History

Processing Information

Finding aid created via automated processes by Regine Heberlein, 2017.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Associate University Librarian for Special Collections. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

The noble knight Paris & the fair Vienne. Translated out of the French by William Caxton; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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