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Image for The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: A Facsimile of the William Morris Kelmscott Chaucer, with the Original 87 Illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, Together with an Introduction by John T. Winterich, and a Glossary for the Modern Reader

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: A Facsimile of the William Morris Kelmscott Chaucer, with the Original 87 Illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, Together with an Introduction by John T. Winterich, and a Glossary for the Modern Reader

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey; Morris, William; Winterich, John T.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2260541

Condition: Very Good


Very good in good jacket. Jacket toned with some loss along edges, a few light spots on jacket spine. 1958 Large Hardcover. xx, 554 pp. A facsimile of William Morris's Kelmscott Chaucer, including the original 87 illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, with a new introduction by John T. Winterich and a glossary for the modern reader. ABOUT THE AUTHORS: Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400?) was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat. Although he wrote many works, he is best remembered for his unfinished frame narrative The Canterbury Tales. Sometimes call... View more info

Image for The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: A Facsimile of the William Morris Kelmscott Chaucer, with the Original 87 Illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, Together with an Introduction by John T. Winterich, and a Glossary for the Modern Reader

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: A Facsimile of the William Morris Kelmscott Chaucer, with the Original 87 Illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, Together with an Introduction by John T. Winterich, and a Glossary for the Modern Reader

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey; Morris, William; Winterich, John T.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2286096

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few tiny tears. 1958 Large Hardcover. xx, 554 pp. A facsimile of William Morris's Kelmscott Chaucer, including the original 87 illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, with a new introduction by John T. Winterich and a glossary for the modern reader. ABOUT THE AUTHORS: Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400?) was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat. Although he wrote many works, he is best remembered for his unfinished frame narrative The Canterbury Tales. Sometimes called the father of English literature, Chaucer is cre... View more info

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Aucassin and Nicolete [Nicolette]

By: Child, Harold (Translator)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: 1911

Seller ID: 1809410

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit toned, boards lightly rubbed & soiled, small dealer bookplate on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. xliii, 132 pp. 10 x 7 3/4. 4to. Original cream cloth, navy blue titles & borders, light blue printed design on front cover & spine, gilt page borders. Color frontispiece & 5 color illustrations by A. Anderson. Third translation of this work into English, following those of Edward FitzGerald and Andrew Lang. Aucassin et Nicolette is a medieval French chantefable, or combination of prose and verse (literally, a 'sung story'), similar to a prosimetrum. It is the only known chantefable fro... View more info

Image for The Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel, in Three Volumes (The World's Classics CCCCXI, CCCCXII, and CCCCXIII [411, 412, & 413], Vols. I-III)

The Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel, in Three Volumes (The World's Classics CCCCXI, CCCCXII, and CCCCXIII [411, 412, & 413], Vols. I-III)

By: Rabelais, Francois; Urquhart, Thomas; Le Motteux, Peter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1934

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2260981

Condition: Very Good


Large closed tear on rear panel of vol. I jacket, minor loss from jacket spine heads, jacket prices clipped. 1934 Hard Cover. xl, 382; ix, 392; ix, 332 pp. 8vo. A complete edition of Rabelais's , Gargantua and Pantagruel series, including all five books (many editions include only the first two). The stories follow two giants, and were originally controversial for their lewd humor. Despite this, a number of the words Rabelais coined in the writing of the books remain part of modern French vernacular, and the books are applauded for the author's skill in satire and wordplay. Translated by Thoma... View more info