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The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: PB 5-2001

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Titles

The works of Geoffrey Chaucer

Maker(s)

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

Description

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

Dating

1896 - 1902

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 5-2001
Primary reference Number: 240161
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Audit data

Created: Monday 20 January 2020 Updated: Friday 10 September 2021 Last processed: Friday 10 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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