The works of Geoffrey Chaucer
- The works of Geoffrey Chaucer : now newly imprinted. [Colophon: Here ends the Book of the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer]
- Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400
- Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898
- Lombardi, Celine
- Kelmscott Press
- Name on Item:
edited by F.S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by W.H. Hooper
May 8, 1896
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
- 4 blank l, ii p., 1 leaf, 554 p. : ill. ; 44 cm.
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the county of Middlesex :
Printed by me William Morris at the Kelmscott Press
- Notes (date):
Finished on the 8th day of May, 1896.
- Notes (citation):
Peterson, W.S. Kelmscott Press A40
Side notes and headings in red.
"Besides Burne-Jones eighty-seven pictures, it contains a full-page woodcut title, fourteen large borders, eighteen borders or frames for the pictures, and twenty-six large initial words. All of these, besides the ornamental initial letters large and small, were designed by Morris himself."--The life of William Morris by J.W. Mackail, v. 2, p. 326.
Edition of 425 copies.
"The hearty thanks of the editor and printer are due to the Reverend Professor Skeat for kindly allowing the use of his emendations to the Ellesmere mss. of the Canterbury tales, and also of his emended texts of Chaucer's other writings."
Bound by Celine Lombardi.
Issued in box.
- Call #:
RARE BKS Cab Q.1.28