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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer [The Kelmscott Chaucer]

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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer [The Kelmscott Chaucer]

by CHAUCER, GEOFFREY

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London: Folio Society, 2002. Full cream Nigerian goatskin, lettered and decorated in gilt. Housed in blue cloth slipcase with cream gilt lettered leather title label.One of 1010 copies of which this is 259. This is a facsimile edition of the greatest publication of William Morris' Kelmscott Press, referred to as the "Kelmscott Chaucer" and one of the wonders of publishing of the late 19th and early 20th century. This volume has been beautifully executed. Included is a booklet with an essay by William Peterson in which he indicated this was based on the Basilisk Press facsimile of 1975 which is considered the best of all facsimiles. A beautiful book.. Facsimile Edition. Leather. Near Fine. Illus. by Edward Burne-Jones. Folio.

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Title
The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer [The Kelmscott Chaucer]
Author
CHAUCER, GEOFFREY
Illustrator
Edward Burne-Jones
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Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
Facsimile Edition
Publisher
Folio Society
Place of Publication
London
Date published
2002
Keywords
Kelmscott
Size
Folio

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
folio
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goatskin
Goatskin, leather made from goat, is durable and easy to dye. The original and finest examples of Morocco binding are...[more]
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fine
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facsimile
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