By: Chaucer, Geoffrey; Lumiansky, R.M.; Van Doren, Mark
New York, Simon and Schuster: 1948
Edition: 2nd Printing
Seller ID: 2139739
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
2nd printing. Very good in good jacket. Two 1 inch jacket tears. Good. 1948 Hard Cover. xxix, 345 pp. 8vo. A modern English prose translation of Chaucer's famous work, together with the original Middle English text of the general prologue and the Nun's Priest's Tale, with a preface by Mark Van Doren, and illustrations by H. Lawrence Hoffman. The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories written by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century (two of them in prose, the remaining twenty-two in verse). The tales are contained inside a frame tale and told by a collection of pilgrims on a pilgrimage from... View More...