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Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400
The Canterbury tales of Geoffrey Chaucer : together with a version in modern English verse / by William Van Wyck ; illustrated by Rockwell Kent ...
Additional Title(s):
Canterbury tales.
New York : Covici-Friede, 1930.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 39 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR1866 .V36 1930+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN: In case (41 cm.) accompanied by an extra set of plates. [5] l. 39 x 101 cm.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 55 of a limited edition of 75 copies on Crane's Old Book paper. Signed by Rockwell Kent. Bound in blind-stamped pigskin. Lacks extra portfolio of Kent plates.
Original and modern versions in parallel columns.
Paged continuously.
With full-page wood-engraved illustrations printed in black and brown.
This edition consisted of an Edition De Luxe of seventy five copies on Crane's Olde Book paper, numbered 1 to 75, which were bound in pigskin and accompanied by a special portfolio of Kent plates; and nine hundred and twenty four cloth-bound copies on worthy number two rag paper, numbered 76 to 999.
Subject Terms:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971 -- Autograph.
Rosenbloom, Charles J. -- Bookplate.
Wood engravings -- 1930.
Van Wyck, William, 1883-1956, tr.
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971, ill.
Covici, Friede Inc., publisher.

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