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  • n. Plural form of Caxton.

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Examples

  • Among the Caxtons is a copy of the _Recuyell of the Histories of Troye_, which once belonged to Elizabeth Grey, wife of Edward IV.

    English Book Collectors

  • Among the Caxtons were the first edition of the _Dictes or Sayings of the Philosophers_, the _Fayts of

    English Book Collectors

  • Suffolk and Essex, the ancestors of Lord Walsingham had two manors in the township of Little Cornard -- the one was called Caxtons, the other was the Manor of Cornard Parva.

    The Coming of the Friars

  • Does the accomplished author of the "Caxtons" read the other tales in Blackwood?

    Roundabout Papers

  • Caxtons are mechanical birds with many wings and some are treasured for their markings-

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Elzevirs, Caxtons — all that has been done in literature from

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • Pelham and Ernest Maltravers, pictures of a fictitious life, and afterwards pictures of life as he believed it to be, as in My Novel and The Caxtons.

    An Autobiography

  • Among the book-buyers of the reign of George III, John Ratcliffe (d. 1776), whose collection was sold "by Mr Christie" in 1776, and James West M.P., (c. 1704-1772), (collection sold at auction in 1773) had devoted themselves specially to Caxtons (of which the former possessed 48 and the latter 34) and the products of other early English presses.

    Book Collecting

  • In 1676 book auctions were introduced into England from Holland, and soon we can trace in priced catalogues the beginning of a taste for Caxtons, and the books prized by collectors slowly fought their way up from amid the heavy volumes of theology by which they were at first overwhelmed.

    Book Collecting

  • Chapters in which the Caxtons have been permitted to reappear.

    The International Monthly Magazine - Volume V - No II

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