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.
(Burne-Jones, Edward)

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

Burne-Jones, Eward (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 five copies that includes an opening leaf with one full-page illustration and a border on the reverse. The illustration was designed by Edward Burne-Jones and depicts a scene from "The Legend of Good Women" in which Thisbe lies next to her dead lover, Pyramus. Also features a nineteen-line opening initial to the story of the original star-crossed lovers, as well as a six-line initial and five three-line initials across the recto and verso. Signed by John Windle below the limitation. Fine, in a portfolio of blue-gray printed boards backed in cloth. Item #30404

(Peterson A40; Chalmers 208).

Price: $950.00

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