Lot 216 of 253:
Geoffrey Chaucer Leaf Book w/extra leaf  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Book of Geoffrey Chaucer: An Account of the Publication of Geoffrey Chaucer's Works from the Fifteenth Century to Modern Times
Author:
Muscatine, Charles
Place:
[San Francisco]
Publisher:
Book Club of California
Date:
1963
Description:

Illustrated with facsimiles, tipped in color frontispiece, as well as an original leaf. (Folio) original red cloth, stamped in gilt. One of 450 copies designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. First Edition.

With original leaf from the 1561 edition of Chaucer's Works: "of Troilus, The Thirde Booke, Fol.Lxvii." This copy with an additional leaf from an early edition of Chaucer laid in as well: "The Tale of Chaucer.  Fol.lxxxii."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A bit of light wear to cloth with light rubbing to extremities; near fine.
 
Item number:
283865
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