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'''''Fourteenth Centurey Verse & Prose''''' is a book by [[Kenneth Sisam]], containing a glossary by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. The glossary was also independently published as "[[A Middle English Vocabulary]]".
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==1st Edition 1921==
 
==1st Edition 1921==
[[Image:Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose 1st Edition 1921 HB.jpg|thumb|150px]]
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''A Middle English Vocabulary'' was not published until 1922, but after it was published some copies were bound with 1st impressions of Sisam’s book. They were intended to be published together, but Tolkien’s contribution was delayed. ''Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose'' was also issued seperately without Tolkien's glossary.
 
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Ed. Kenneth Sisam. 1st Edition 1921. Oxford University Press. Hardback in dustwrapper. Pg.281-282.
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This version includes a glossary by [[Tolkien]] entitled 'A Middle English Vocabulary'.
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'A Middle English Vocabulary' was not published until 1922, but after it was published some copies were bound with 1st impressions of Sisam’s book. Presumably they were intended to be published together, but [[Tolkien]]’s contribution was delayed. Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose was also issued seperately without Tolkien’s glossary.
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There is a possibility of a 1933 impression of this book with a grey coloured dustwrapper rather than the later tan coloured one.
 
There is a possibility of a 1933 impression of this book with a grey coloured dustwrapper rather than the later tan coloured one.
  
The book was reprinted in 1923, 1924, 1927, and 1933. (Copies dated 1925 and 1928 have also been reported)
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The book was reprinted in [[1923]], [[1924]], [[1927]], and [[1933]]. Copies dated [[1925]] and [[1928]] have also been reported.
  
 
The copies in a dark red binding include Tolkien’s glossary, whereas copies in a blue coloured binding do not.
 
The copies in a dark red binding include Tolkien’s glossary, whereas copies in a blue coloured binding do not.
  
The corrigenda printed on the last page of 1922 copies of 'A Middle English Vocabulary' were incorporated into the text of the 1923 impression of Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose.
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The corrigenda printed on the last page of 1922 copies of ''A Middle English Vocabulary'' were incorporated into the text of the 1923 impression of ''Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose''.
 
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==1st Edition, 6th Impression, 1937==
 
==1st Edition, 6th Impression, 1937==
 
Ed. Kenneth Sisam. 1st Edition, 6th Impression 1937. Oxford University Press. Hardback in dustwrapper. Pg. 281-282.
 
 
This version includes a glossary by [[Tolkien]] entitled 'A Middle English Vocabulary'.
 
  
 
The 6th impression corrected previously issued impressions.
 
The 6th impression corrected previously issued impressions.
  
Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose was also issued seperately without Tolkien’s glossary.
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''Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose'' was also issued seperately without Tolkien's glossary.
  
Reprinted in 1944, 1946, 1948 and 1950.
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Reprinted in [[1944]], [[1946]], [[1948]] and [[1950]].
  
 
Copies in a dark red binding include Tolkien’s glossary, whereas copies in a blue coloured binding do not.  The only exception to this is the 10th impression of 1950, where both were issued in the blue binding. Copies without the glossary were issued in a grey coloured dustwrapper of similar design.
 
Copies in a dark red binding include Tolkien’s glossary, whereas copies in a blue coloured binding do not.  The only exception to this is the 10th impression of 1950, where both were issued in the blue binding. Copies without the glossary were issued in a grey coloured dustwrapper of similar design.
  
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==References==
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* [[Douglas A. Anderson]], [[Wayne G. Hammond]] (eds.), ''[[J.R.R. Tolkien: A Descriptive Bibliography]]'', "Books by J. R. R. Tolkien", pages 1-3
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* Margaret L. Lee, "Middle English", published in ''[[The Year's Work in English Studies]]'', vol II (1922), pages 41-53, esp. 42-3
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Revision as of 12:02, 19 October 2012

Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose
Fourteenth Century Verse and Prose 1st Edition 1921 HB.JPG
AuthorKenneth Sisam (ed.)
PublisherOxford University Press
Released1921
Pages281

Fourteenth Centurey Verse & Prose is a book by Kenneth Sisam, containing a glossary by J.R.R. Tolkien. The glossary was also independently published as "A Middle English Vocabulary".

1st Edition 1921

A Middle English Vocabulary was not published until 1922, but after it was published some copies were bound with 1st impressions of Sisam’s book. They were intended to be published together, but Tolkien’s contribution was delayed. Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose was also issued seperately without Tolkien's glossary.

There is a possibility of a 1933 impression of this book with a grey coloured dustwrapper rather than the later tan coloured one.

The book was reprinted in 1923, 1924, 1927, and 1933. Copies dated 1925 and 1928 have also been reported.

The copies in a dark red binding include Tolkien’s glossary, whereas copies in a blue coloured binding do not.

The corrigenda printed on the last page of 1922 copies of A Middle English Vocabulary were incorporated into the text of the 1923 impression of Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose.

1st Edition, 6th Impression, 1937

The 6th impression corrected previously issued impressions.

Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose was also issued seperately without Tolkien's glossary.

Reprinted in 1944, 1946, 1948 and 1950.

Copies in a dark red binding include Tolkien’s glossary, whereas copies in a blue coloured binding do not. The only exception to this is the 10th impression of 1950, where both were issued in the blue binding. Copies without the glossary were issued in a grey coloured dustwrapper of similar design.

References