THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER NOW FIRST PUT INTO MODERN ENGLISH


4to (7¼" x 10"). pp. 607 + 6 pp. publisher's advts. Unsigned binding design based on Gobel's illustration of Cleopatra's Galley at the Battle of Actium opposite page 556 with an Art nouveau style woven Dogwood floral border. Border design and titles in gilt on spine. Includes 32 full-page color illustrations after paintings by Warwick Gobel with captioned tissue guards. Buff endpapers illustrated with the pilgrims from the Canterbury tales in blue. t.e.g.

A bright copy with a small drop of ink and light rubbing to the design and a degree of fading and darkening to the spine. Scarce. ML 83; Minsky 1:38; PBO.pba02589.bib

Title: THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER NOW FIRST PUT INTO MODERN ENGLISH

Author Name: [Unidentified (binding design); Gobel, Warwick (illustrations)]; Tatlock, John S. P.; MacKaye, Percy

Illustrator: Gobel, Warwick (cover design and illustrations)

Categories: Publisher's Bindings, Illustrated, Decorative Cloth, Art Nouveau,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1912

Binding: cloth

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 630

Keywords: warwick gobel, illustrated, illustration, chaucer, art nouveau, decorated, gilt, gold cloth