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The floure and the leafe : & The boke of Cupide, god of love, or, The cuckow and the nightingale.

Additional Title(s):

Flower and the leaf.

[Hammersmith, England : Kelmscott Press, 1896]
Physical Description:
[2], 47 p. ; 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR1898 .F67 1896
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Both poems included in early editions of Chaucer's works. The boke of Cupide is now generally ascribed to Sir Thomas Clanvowe.
Colophon: Edited by F.S. Ellis, and printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of Middlesex, and finished on the 21st day of August, 1896. [printer's device] Sold by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press.
300 paper copies. 10 vellum copies.
Peterson, W.S. Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press A43
BAC: British Art Center copy is one of 10 on vellum. Bound in blue paper on boards.
Subject Terms:
Kelmscott Press -- Publisher. (BACRB)
Morris, William -- Printer. (BACRB)
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1896. (BACRB)
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400.
Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901.
Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Clanvowe, Thomas, Sir, fl. 1400. Boke of Cupide, god of love.

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