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Of these sayings Christine was auctoress
Caxton’s epilogue to Earl Rivers’ translation of Du Castel, Christine [i.e., Christine de Pisan], The morale prouerbes of Cristyne, [London]: Enprinted by Caxton, [1478] — two stanzas rhyme royal
Note: Cf. 5661.
Author(s): Anthony Wydeville (earl Rivers); Christine de Pisan
Title(s): Morale Prouerbes of Cristyne
Subjects: epilogues; printers, comments by
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 7273. Du Castel, Christine [i.e., Christine de Pisan], The morale prouerbes of Cristyne, [London]: Enprinted by Caxton, [1478] , f. 4v
First Lines:
Of these sayynges Cristyne was aucteuresse
Whiche in makyng hadde suche Intelligence…
Last Lines:
…At Westmestre of feuerer the xx daye
And of kyng Edward the xvii yere vraye
Note: Huntington Library, RB 59135: Christine de Pisan, The morale prouerbes of Cristyne, [[London]: Enprinted by Caxton, in feuerer the colde season [1478 (20 Feb.)]]
Editions:
Dibdin, Thomas Frognall. Typographical Antiquities. Revised Joseph Ames and William Herbert. 4 vols. London: Bulmer, 1810, 1812, 1816, 1818: 1.74-5.
Blades, William. The Biography and Typography of William Caxton, England’s first printer. London: Trübner, 1877; repr. Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1971: 2.148-9.
Crotch, Walter John Blythe, ed. William Caxton: Prologues and Epilogues. EETS o.s. 176 (1928; repr. 1973): 236-7.