The Book of Geoffrey Chaucer: An account of the publication of Geoffrey Chaucer's Works From the Fifteenth Century to Modern Times. Charles Muscatine.

The Book of Geoffrey Chaucer: An account of the publication of Geoffrey Chaucer's Works From the Fifteenth Century to Modern Times.

1963. [San Francisco:] Book Club of California, 1963.

Folio, (6), 64 pp. Tipped-in colored frontispiece from the Ellesmere Manuscript at the Huntington Library, two vignettes, and nineteen full-page reproductions of pages from various editions of Chaucer’s works, from the Caxton to the Kelmscott Chaucer. Also with an original leaf from the 1551 edition of Chaucer’s works tipped in; the leaf in this copy is from the Second Nonne's Tale. Original red cloth with front cover and spine stamped in gilt. A fine copy. Signed Helen Weber Kennedy at the front.

§ Limited to 450 copies. An interesting study of the history of Chaucer in print from manuscript to the 20th century. Not rare, but important scholastically. Printed by Alfred and Lawton Kennedy. Item #122396

Price: $200.00

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