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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted

1896
Illustrated by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (English, 1833–1898), Decoration designed by William Morris (English, 1834–1896)


Place of Publication: Hammersmith [London], England

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 45; Castleman, Century of Artists Books, p. 105

Dimensions

Overall: 43.6 x 30.5 x 7 cm (17 3/16 x 12 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1972.853

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 87 woodcut illustrations and numerous woodcut borders and decorations

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Hammersmith [London]: Kelmscott Press, 1896) Large folio; 278 leaves; blind-stamped pigskin boards (The Doves Bindery, 1897).

Literary illustrations; numerous elaborate borders with plant motifs and decorations


Hammersmith [London]: Kelmscott Press, 1896

Provenance

Elizabeth Day McCormick (1873-1957); Museum Library; transferred to Print Dept., September 13, 1972.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection