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The History of Reynard the Foxe
[Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press for Bernard Quaritch, 1892]. (KELMSCOTT PRESS) One of 300 paper copies. 4to. Printed in Troy and Chaucer types in black and red. With chapter summaries printed in red, six- line and eight-line foliate initials, and marginal decorations. Opening two-page spread with wide white-vine borders and a flowered field. Bound in original vellum, spine lettered in gilt, with yapp edges; 6 original ties; in green morocco-backed drop box. Near fine. Peterson A10; Ransom 10 . The text, translated by Caxton from the Dutch, was described by Morris as "a thoroughly good representative of the Beast epic, in its rude joviality and direct delineation of character"
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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