Leaf from the Kelmscott Chaucer with an Essay on its Commercial History by John Windle. John Windle.
Leaf from the Kelmscott Chaucer with an Essay on its Commercial History by John Windle.
Leaf from the Kelmscott Chaucer with an Essay on its Commercial History by John Windle.
Leaf from the Kelmscott Chaucer with an Essay on its Commercial History by John Windle.
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Leaf from the Kelmscott Chaucer with an Essay on its Commercial History by John Windle.

Burne-Jones, Edward (illus.)

San Francisco: Arion Press for John Windle, Bookseller, 1994. Folio. (4), (2)pp, (1)ff. From an edition of 100 copies, this is one of twenty-eight copies that includes an opening leaf with one full-page illustration, initials, and border, with plain text on the reverse. The illustration was designed by Edward Burne-Jones and depicts a scene from "The Legend of Good Women" in which Lucrece on the verge of suicide, an act that would incite the Romans to rise against their monarchial rulers and establish a republic. Also features a 19-line opening initial, as well as nine 3-line initials on the recto and verso. Signed by John Windle below the limitation. Fine, in a portfolio of blue-gray printed boards backed in cloth. Item #30403

(Peterson A40; Chalmers 208).

Price: $1,250.00

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