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The works of Geoffrey Chaucer


Author: Chaucer, Geoffrey
Editor: Ellis, F. S.
Illustrator: Burne-Jones, Edward
Engraver: Hooper, W. H.
Printer: Morris, William
Kelmscott Press
Binder: Doves Bindery



Colophon: " ... edited by F. S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones and engraved on wood by W. H. Hooper. Printed by me William Morris at the Kelmscott Press ... finished on the 8th day of May 1896 ..."
One of 425 copies.
Binding: One of 48 bound at the Doves Bindery in full white pigskin, monogrammed and dated, 1902.
Manuscript inscription on front end pages: 'to Jenny With WM's best love June 6th 1896'.

Ii, [2], 554 pages, 44cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1935) by Morris, Jane Alice


1896 - 1902

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Accession number: PB 5-2001
Primary reference Number: 240161
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Created: Monday 20 January 2020 Updated: Monday 21 November 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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