The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, The Tales of Canterbury, Boece, Troilus and Criseyde, The House of Fame, The Legende of Good Women, The Romaunt of the Rose. Geoffrey CHAUCER.

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, The Tales of Canterbury, Boece, Troilus and Criseyde, The House of Fame, The Legende of Good Women, The Romaunt of the Rose

Oxford: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press Stratford-Upon-Avon and Published for the Press by Basil Blackwell, 1928-1929. [Literature] FINELY BOUND LIMITED EDITION. The Shakespeare Head Press edition. Eight volumes, quartos (29 x 21 x 26cm). Liberally strewn with hand-coloured illustrations. Beautifully bound by James MacDonald of New York in brown full crushed morocco, raised bands and mock ties to spines, gilt titles to spines. Marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Number 210 of 375 copies (of which 350 were for sale, with a further 11 copies printed on vellum). Some very occasional marks within. Some very slight wear to the bindings. A handsome set in a elegant contemporary binding. Fine. Item #55188

Price: £4,500.00

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