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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Now Newly Imprinted

Title

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Now Newly Imprinted
Companion volume to the Kelmscott Chaucer.

Creator

Chaucer, Geoffrey

Description

"This facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer has been printed for The Basilisk Press, London, by The John Roberts Press in Clerkenwell and completed on the 31st day of December 1974 ... The paper has been specially made at Saint Cuthbert's Mill at Wells in Somerset by The Inveresk Paper Group. The cloth has been printed by Liberty of London, and the binding executed by A.W. Lumsden in Edinburgh. The production has been directed by Peter Guy."--Colophon.
Bound in cloth printed with maroon floral pattern 'Larkspur' designed by William Morris.
Colophon of original reads: "Here ends the Book of the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, edited by F.S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by W. H. Hooper. Printed by me William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the county of Middlesex. Finished on the 8th day of May, 1896."
Limited ed. of 515 copies

Source

UW-Milwaukee Libraries Special Collections

Publisher

London : Basilisk Press

Date

1975

Contributor

William Morris
F. S. Ellis
Edward Coley Burne-Jones
W. H. Hooper
Duncan Robinson

Rights

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

Format

ii, 554 p. : ill.
43 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

(BKRT)(FOL) PR1850 1975

Files

cha1896aL.jpg

Collection

Appears in Exhibits

The Classic Text

Citation

Chaucer, Geoffrey , “The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Now Newly Imprinted,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 18, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/117.