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The Workes of Geffray Chaucer newly printed, with dyvers workes whiche were never in print before

about 1550
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, English, 16th century (English), Author Geoffrey Chaucer (English, died in 1400), Printer Richard Kele (English, died in 1552)


Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

STC 5072

Dimensions

Overall: 31.5 x 22 x 6 cm (12 3/8 x 8 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

BR1427

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: Richard Kele, about 1550) Folio; 363 leaves; blind-stamped brown morocco binding dated 1839 (Lewis).

Woodcut title border; illustration of knight on horseback at head of Knight’s Tale (fol. B1r).


London: Richard Kele, about 1550

Provenance

Thomas Gaffield, by whom given to MFA, 1895; transferred to Print Dept. from Library, 1904.

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gaffield