Caxton died in the year 1491, after a long, busy, and useful life.
It is told in Caxton's Esope, p. 62, from whom I have borrowed a few touches.
If the date mentioned by Stow for the introduction of printing into England by Caxton, viz.
Caxton is often spoken of, incorrectly, as the inventor of printing.
It would be absurd to attribute this state of things to any lack of enterprise on the part of Caxton and his fellows.
From this line to the end seems to be an addition by Caxton.
The boy, sitting upon the grassy bank beside Telfer, began thinking of life in Caxton.
Caxton says as much in his Preface, and the Epilogue to Book xii.
But from the beginning of the new century, in the work of men like Lydgate and Caxton, a new habit of comment becomes noticeable.
There is a connection somewhere between Malory and Caxton too.