- William,1422?–91, English printer, translator, and author: established first printing press in England 1476.
- Bibliography. any one of the books printed by Caxton, all of which are in black letter.
- Printing. a kind of type imitating Caxton's black letter.
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The names of English towns in this list are added by Caxton.
The names of English bishoprics, however, are most likely added by Caxton.
From this line to the end seems to be an addition by Caxton.
The preceding table of contents may have been added by Caxton himself.
Of Caxton's edition two copies are known, of which one is imperfect.The Book-Hunter at Home
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- a book printed by William Caxton
- a style of type, imitating the Gothic, that Caxton used in his books
- William. ?1422–91, English printer and translator: published, in Bruges, the first book printed in English (1475) and established the first printing press in England (1477)
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