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London Folio Society facsimile of Kelmscott's Chaucer  

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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (Kelmscott Chaucer)

Chaucer, Geoffrey; Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones


Cambridge University Press for the Folio Society, London



Thick folio. 559 pp. Red buckram blocked in gilt on the upper board and with a gilt title on the spine.

Facsimile of the 1896 edition printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press. "This facsimile of The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer has been printed for the Folio Society, London, by Cambridge University Press. The paper, Oxenford twin-wire laid, has been specially made at the James Cropper Mill at Burneside in Cumbria and supplied by Purcell Paper. The binding design is by David Pearson. The binding of this edition has been executed by Sigloch Buchbinderei, Blaufelden (Germany)."A fine copy in a fine publisher's slipcase.

Donated by Heritage Book Shop, Tarzana, CA.

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