SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. ~ The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer.
Stratford-upon-Avon printed at the Shakespeare Head Press and published by Basil Blackwell in Oxford 1928-1929
One of 375 copies, this no.224. Illustrated throughout from drawings by Hugh Chesterman and Lynton Lamb, all hand coloured, paragraph marks done by hand in red and blue ink throughout. Printed in red, blue and black. Eight volumes. 4to., bound by Bayntun Riviere in Bath in full blue morocco with gilt borders and dots on edges, spie in compartments decorated in gilt with raised bands, turn-ins decorated with gilt borders and circles, marbled endpapers. Spines rather faded as well as a small part of the upper cover of the eighth volume but still a handsome set of a very attractive edition.
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