The Works. Geoffrey Chaucer.
The Works.
The Works.
The Works.
The Works.
(Shakespeare Head Press)

The Works.

Lamb, Lynton (illus.)

Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press, 1928-1929. Eight quarto volumes. One of 375 copies. Illustrated throughout with myriad hand-colored vignettes and miniatures redrawn by Lynton Lamb from illuminated manuscripts. The figures of the Canterbury pilgrims were adapted from the Ellesmere Manuscript by Hugh Chesterman. Title and paragraph marks in red, and headings in blue, all in lettering designed by Joscelyn V. Gaskin. Very attractively bound in full morocco by Macdonald Bindery with gilt inner dentelles. T.e.g. A few light spots to the title of one volume, minor scuffs to bindings, otherwise a fine set. One of the most elegant press editions of Chaucer. Item #28581

Price: $5,500.00

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