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The Student's Chaucer, Being a Complete Edition of his Works

Geoffrey Chaucer; Walter W. Skeat (editor)

Oxford 1895

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

Splendid vellum binding of Chaucer's works. Done by John Bumpus (but doubtless outsourced) with elaborate gilt decoration to spine and leather labels. Inner and outer dentelles. Marbled end-papers. Page edges tinted yellow. Printed in double columns. Contains a life of Chaucer plus his works including his Poems, his translation of Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy, Troilus and Criseyde and, of course, The Canterbury Tales. 8vo. (195x130mm) [xxiv] 732pp. + 149pp. (glossarial index). Boards slightly bowed. Light marking and toning to spine and covers. Contents clean and binding sound. Good.

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