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The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer Together with a Version in Modern English by William Van Wyck by  Geoffrey Chaucer - Edition De Luxe of seventy five copies on Crane's Olde Book pape - 1930 - from Lonesome Water Books (SKU: 10380)

The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer Together with a Version in Modern English by William Van Wyck

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The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer Together with a Version in Modern English by William Van Wyck

by Chaucer, Geoffrey

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New York: Covici-Friede, 1930. Edition De Luxe of seventy five copies on Crane's Olde Book paper, this copy numbered 61. very good +. Two Volumes. Folio. Bound in pigskin. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent and. Signed by Rockwell Kent. Original and modern versions in parallel columns. Paged continuously. Full-page wood-engraved illustrations printed in black and brown. Accompanied by a special portfolio of Kent plates -- Wear to the spines on both volumes. internally fine. -- Overall Condition. "Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury"-worldcat.

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Bookseller
Lonesome Water Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
10380
Title
The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer Together with a Version in Modern English by William Van Wyck
Author
Chaucer, Geoffrey
Book condition
Used
Jacket condition
very good +
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Edition De Luxe of seventy five copies on Crane's Olde Book pape
Publisher
Covici-Friede
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1930
Keywords
Vintage Books, Literature, Books About Books, Fine Bindings, Illustrated Books, Leather Bindings
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We are a brick and mortar store located in Beautiful Sisters, Oregon. We have a stock of approximately 10,000 books, 80 percent of which are hardbound. We also carry old prints (decorative and original) and maps.

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