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The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer

Title

The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer
Rendered into Modern English verse by Frank Ernest Hill.

Creator

Chaucer, Geoffrey

Description

Printed on grey paper with an arrangement of rules and floriated initials in color; quarter bound in white buckram with beige paper over boards; the front cover of each volume is illustrated with a reproduction of Chaucer's arms.
"The frontispiece to this edition of The Canterbury Tales, a reproduction of the Framton marble bust of Chaucer in the Guildhall Library, is from the pencil drawing by Dorothy Woolard"--T.p. verso.
"Printed ... by George W. Jones at The Sign of The Dolphin in Gough Square, London from the Linotype Granjon designed by him"--Colophon.
No. 1113 of a limited ed. of 1500 copies
Signed by the printer
Gift of Loryn Romadka
From the collection of Austin Fredric Lutter, with his bookplate

Source

UW-Milwaukee Libraries Special Collections

Publisher

London, Printed for the Limited Editions Club

Date

1934

Contributor

Frank Ernest Hill
George W. Jones
Dorothy Woolard

Rights

It is the responsibility of the researcher to seek permission from the copyright holder to reproduce for publication.

Format

2 v. (xxii, 670 p.) front. (port.)
32 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

(SPL) PR1872 H5 1934

Files

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Citation

Chaucer, Geoffrey , “The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 15, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/119.