The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

1896
Illustrated by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (English, 1833–1898), Engraved by William Harcourt Hooper (English, 1834–1912), Decoration designed by William Morris (English, 1834–1896), Author Geoffrey Chaucer (English, died in 1400), Printer and Publisher Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith (English)


Dimensions

44 cm (17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2550

Medium or Technique

Illustrated with woodcuts by W. H. Hooper after Burne-Jones; printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Chaucer, Geoffrey. Works. Kelmscott Press, London, May 1896. Edited by F. S. Ellis. Illustrations by W. H. Hooper after Edward Burne-Jones. Embroidered linen slip-cover.

Provenance

Acquired on August 27, 1914, from Goodspeed's Bookshop, Boston, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent