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Chaucer, Geoffrey
Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (8 Volumes)
Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press in Stratford-upon-Avon for, 1928. Limited Edition #318 of 375 copies (350 for sale). Eight volumes, complete. 4to. Edited by by Alfred W. Polland. Illustrations from the Ellesmere Chaucer, hand-coloured illustrations and decorations by Hugh Chesterman and Lynton Lamb. Lettering and headings designed by Jocelyne V. Gaskin. Printed in Caslon Old Face type on Batchelor's Kelmscott handmade paper by Bernard Newdigate. Publisher's printed notice in Vol. I; extra title labels at rear of each volume. Original cream linen spines over blue paper covered boards; red & black printed title labels on spines; pages uncut & unopened. A fine and lovely set. Titles in the set include: The Canterbury Tales (3 volumes); The Parson's Tale (also part of Canterbury Tales) and Minor Poems; Boecii de Consolacione Philosophie; Troilus and Criseyde; The House of Fame and Minor Poems; and The Romant of the Rose.
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