The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. (Facsimile Edition of the Kelmscott Chaucer).
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(London: Folio Society 2008). Folio. Orig. gilt dec. brown cloth. In orig. gilt slip case. Top edge gilt. (2 iv 560pp.). Beautifully printed on Oxenford twin-wire laid paper specially made at the James Cropper Mill in Cumbria. With num. fine illust. borders by Edward Burne-Jones. Text in red and black with decorated capitals. Mint. NOTE: Chaucer's text was edited by William Morris whose "aim was to recapture without direct copying the simplicity and vitality of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century editions of Chaucer that were closer in time and spirit to Chaucer's own age" (From The Kelmscott Chaucer: An Afterword by William S. Peterson).
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