The Canterbury Tales


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Limited Edition

Published in 2010 - Canterbury Tales, The.
(2v.). Facsimile printed on felt-marked laid paper, endpapers of Merida Graphite, bound in Nigerian goatskin leather blocked with a 24-carat gold design, gilding on all three book edges, black satin ribbon marker, 768pp. Commentary essay by Peter Holliday quarter-bound in buckram. Buckram-bound solander box with gold blocking on the spine. 1980 copies. 12½x7¾in. 

From the Limitation Page

The Canterbury Tales was originally printed by Robert & Miora Gibbings at thh Golden Cockerel Pressin 1929-31, using the text fedited by the Rev. Walter W. Skeat.  This facsimile edition was printed in 2010 by Memminger MedienCentrum on Corolla Classic Watermark laid paper and bound by G. Lachenmaier in full goatskin leather with Merida Forest endleaves.

The engravings are reproduced by kind permission of the Estate of Eric Gill/The Bridgeman Art Library

This edition is limited to 1980 numbered copies for sale to members of The Folio Society, and 25 lettered copies which are not for sale.

This is copy number 1449

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