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Three Volumes. Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Bound in red full calf leather fine bindings, gilt paneled boards, raised banding and gilt decorations to spines with maroon and green leather spine labels lettered and numbered in gilt. All page edges gilt. With marbled endpapers and gilt inner dentelles. In very good conditions. Beautiful fine binding. Corners bumped and edges rubbed. Some slight fading and rubbing to ends of spine. Some small nicks to leather on edges and corners. Some minor darkening and handling marks to boards, dark line to front of v.1. and rubbed line to front of v.3. Bookplate to endpapers “Colonel Arthur Hare Vincent.” Neat inscription to blank endpaper “Howel Wills Ball: Coll.” Inside pages very clean and tight throughout, some minor darkening to title and halftitle pages, with some minor foxing spots to title in vols 2&3. Else very clean and tight copies. 3 volumes: cxli + 233, 299, & 341pp. Part of “Nichol’s Library Edition of British Poets in Forty-Two Vols.”
Title: The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer. An Essay on His Language and Versification, and an Introductory Discourse, together with notes and a Glossary by Thomas Tyrwhitt. With Memoir and Critical Dissertaion, by the Rev. George Gilfillian. The Text Edited by Charles Cowden Clarke. In Three Volumes.
Categories: ENGLISH LITERATURE,
Publisher: Edinburgh & London, James Nichol, James Nisbet &c.. 1851:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83852
Keywords: ENGLISH LITERATURE CHAUCER, Geoffrey: The Canterbury Tales, Thomas Tyrwhitt, James Nichol, James Nisbet, Rev. George Gilfillian, Edited by Charles Cowden Clarke, Three Volumes, calf leather, fine bindings, Colonel Arthur Hare Vincent, Nichol’s Library Edition of British Poets