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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 1124

Chaucer, [The Works], 1561 & FACSIMILE, 1905

Estimate: $400 - $600
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Property from the Collection of Ronald Onorato, Savannah, GA


Chaucer, Geoffery, [The Works], 1561 & A REPRODUCTION FACSIMILE, 1905, comprising a substantially complete Workes, 1561 and THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER & OTHERS: BEING A REPRODUCTION FACSIMILE OF THE FIRST COLLECTED EDITION OF 1532 (London, [1905]), with introduction by Walter W. Skeat, limited 1000, unnumbered, cloth binding.

Measurements: Height: of 1561 edition 12 in. x Width: 8 1/2 in. x Depth: 1 3/4 in.


The 1561 Chaucer lacking a number of leaves, including first 11, and with some text apparently inserted from a later edition, half-calf covers detached. The facsimile with wear and staining to binding.

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