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Eric Gill
Folio Society THE CANTERBURY TALES Geoffrey Chaucer Illustrated by Eric Gill
2014. "A landmark of English poetry, The Canterbury Tales has appeared in many illustrated editions. This one, illustrated by Eric Gill, is among the most remarkable." Folio Society THE CANTERBURY TALES Geoffrey Chaucer -Illustrated by Eric Gill Limited to 1,980 numbered copies, each copy numbered by hand on a special limitation page. PUBLISHED BY Folio Society, London Printed on felt-marked, laid paper, in a special shade matched to the original, made at the Favini mill near Venice Endpapers of Merida Graphite from the Varona mill, Riva del Garda Bound in Nigerian goatskin leather Blocked in 24-carat gold with a design featuring Eric Gill's engravings around a blind-blocked frame Gilding on all three book edges Black satin ribbon marker Presented in a buckram-bound solander box with gold blocking on the spine Commentary essay by Peter Holliday quarter-bound in buckram and Merida Graphite 768 pages, book size: 12 ½" x 7 ¾" CONDITION DESCRIPTION: This set is in like new and unread condition: clean inside pages, tight bindings, firm hardcover. The set will be a great addition to your family library SHIPPING / HANDLING: Book(s) will be handled/packed very safely, and shipped via USPS media mail with delivery confirmation.
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