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West Coast Rare Books

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Westport / Ireland

Chaucer, the works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted [Facsimile of Kelmsco…

Chaucer, the works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted [Facsimile of Kelmsco

Chaucer, Geoffrey / Peterson, William S. the works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted [Facsimile of Kelmscott Press Edition]. Limited Edition. Number 800 of 1000 copies for sale. London, The Folio Society, 2002. 41 x 29 cm. 568 pages. Illustrated. Printed in black & red. Full Nigerian Goatskin with elaborate gilt decorations to front board and spine. Top edge gilt. Handmade laid endpapers. Preserved in a cloth clamshell box with cream and gilt leather title label to spine. Fine condition.

The colophone text reads:

The facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer has been printed for The Folio Society, London, by Cambridge University Press and completed on the 20th day of February, 2002. The paper, Oxenford twin-wire laid, has been specially made at the James Cropper Mill at Burneside in Cambria and supplied by John Purcell Paper. The binding design has been redrawn by David Eccles from a copy of the Kelmscott Chaucer bound by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson at the Doves Bindery in 1900. The binding of this edition has been executed by Smith Settle at Otley, Yorkshire, in full Nigerian goatskin, with handmade laid endpapers from the Fabriano Mill, Italy. One thousand and ten copies have been printed of which one thousand are for sale.

This is copy No. 800 [number had-written]

Our price: EUR 1.295,-- 

Chaucer, the works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted
Chaucer, the works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted
Chaucer, the works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted
Chaucer, the works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted
Chaucer, the works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted
Chaucer, the works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted
Chaucer, the works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted
Chaucer, the works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted
Chaucer, the works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted
Chaucer, the works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted

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