KELMSCOTT CHAUCER WITH A COMPANION VOLUME OF BURNE-JONES ...
by Chaucer, Geoffrey
Limited to 515 numbered copies. Beautiful same-size reproduction of William Morris's Kelmscott Chaucer. Printed in red and black, with woodblock illustrations, first letter initials, and borders. Fore-edge untrimmed. Top and bottom edge trimmed. Companion volume contains history of the making of the Kelmscott Chaucer, with 85 tipped-in black & white illustrations and plates of Morris, his press, and illustrations of woodblock development to be used in the final 1896 book. Illustrations were drawn by Sir Edward Burne-Jones. Binding cover is the 'Larkspur' pattern. The 'Larkspur' pattern cloth was designed by William Morris in 1874 and for this reproduction printed by Liberty of London. Printed on specially made Lochmill cartridge paper by Duncan Robinson at The Basilisk Press. In fine condition, aside from some scuffs to the wooden slipcase.