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The Early English Text Society was founded in 1864 by Frederick James Furnivall, with the help of Richard Morris, Walter Skeat, and others, to bring the mass of unprinted Early English literature within the reach of students and to provide sound texts from which the New English Dictionary (subsequently the Oxford English Dictionary) could quote.
In 1867 an Extra Series was started of texts already printed but not in satisfactory or readily obtainable editions.
In 1921 the Extra Series was discontinued and all publications were subsequently listed and numbered as part of the Original Series.
In 1970 the first of a new Supplementary Series was published; volumes in this series are issued only occasionally, as suitable texts become available, and consist mostly but not exclusively of Old English texts, medieval drama and facsimiles of notable manuscripts.
Meanwhile one or two medieval English texts continue to be published every year. Most of the past publications are kept in print, though in some

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The Defective Version of Mandeville's Travels

$99.00

M. C. Seymour

9780197223222
Hardcover
17 July 2003
Early English Text Society Original Series

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The Siege of Jerusalem

$99.00

Ralph Hanna and David Lawton

9780197223239
Hardcover
15 January 2004
Early English Text Society Original Series

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Thomas Hoccleve's Complaint and Dialogue

$55.00

Thomas Hoccleve

9780197223178
Hardcover
23 December 1999
Early English Text Society Original Series

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Three Alliterative Saints' Hymns

Late Middle English Stanzaic Poems

$75.00

Ruth Kennedy

9780197223246
Hardcover
08 April 2004
Early English Text Society Original Series

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Two Revisions of Rolle's English Psalter Commentary and the Related Canticles

Volume III

$99.00

Anne Hudson

9780199688180
Hardcover
05 August 2014
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