Stories from Chaucer.

Stories from Chaucer, Stories from Chaucer

Containing The Knight's Tale, the Man of Laws Tale, and the Clerk of Oxford's Tale, well adapted for young Edwardian children, with beautiful Art Nouveau plates. Underdown and Anderson's longer and more elaborate book, Gateway to Chaucer, published the previous year, is readily available, but this book is not common. Note: This book has been sold.

$65.00

 

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Stories from Chaucer
Stories from Chaucer
Stories from Chaucer
Underdown, Emily
/Anne Anderson, illustrator.
London, Edinburgh, Dublin, New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1913, 1st of this book, tp; dark green cloth boards, gilt titles, sepia ruling, pasted-on plate of Constance, "once more adrift on the wide open sea", frontis and seven plates, as issued, 5.25x6.7"; 157 pages.
Juvenile hardback.
CONDITION: Very Good; 1916 gift inscription fep, no other marks, very tight and straight, corners sharp, four 1/8" or less scrapes to board edges, light bumps to some extrems; gilt bright on board and spine, paste-on plate edges perfect with a couple of very fine hard to see short scratches, eps darkening a bit, pages and plates flat and clean; in all, a very nice little volume.
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Stories from Chaucer
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19394