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The Canterbury Tales by  Geoffrey Chaucer - First Thus - 1913 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000047)

The Canterbury Tales

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The Canterbury Tales

by Chaucer, Geoffrey

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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London: Philip Lee Warner for the Medici Society, 1913. Three volumes complete - Volume One - x, 235pp, [5]; Volume Two - x, 217pp, [5] and Volume Three - x, 183pp, [5]. Original full vellum in DJ's, gilt title to spines and upper covers, t.e.g. DJ spines faded, with ink number (as issued?) to spines. Hint of foxing to fore-edge of text block, otherwise bright and clean. With thirty-six colour, full-page, tissue-guarded, tipped in illustrations by W. Russell Flint (twelve in each volume) as called for. Limited edition of five hundred copies, this being copy one hundred and eighty eight (as per the number on the spines of the DJ's). An attractive set. First Thus. Full Vellum. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Flint, W. Russell. 4to. Limited Edition.

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Bookseller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000047
Title
The Canterbury Tales
Author
Chaucer, Geoffrey
Illustrator
Flint, W. Russell
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Edition
First Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Philip Lee Warner for the Medici Society
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1913
Keywords
noisbn, Flint, Chaucer
Size
4to
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About Temple Rare Books

Temple Rare Books is a division of Temple Bookbinders, which has been established for nearly twenty years. The bookshop is based within the bindery building. It is open between 10am and 4pm weekdays, any other times by appointment. All books listed on the website can be examined here, but please let us know first if you are travelling, so that we can make sure it is still available. Not all of the books in the shop are listed on the website. We are members of the PBFA and ABA and exhibit at several of their book fairs, please see our fairs / events page. We attend many auctions and are happy to execute commission bids on your behalf. We will issue printed catalogues sporadically, if you would like to receive these, please contact us at books@templerarebooks.com

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vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
tipped in
Tipped In is used to describe something which has been glued into a book. Tipped-in items can include photos, book plates,...[more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]

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