The Complete Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

Now First Put into Modern English by John Tatlock and Percy Mackaye.

GOBLE, Warwick / CHAUCER, Geoffrey

CHAUCER, Geoffrey The Complete Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Now First Put into Modern English by John Tatlock and Percy Mackaye.

Macmillan, 1912.

First edition. 4to. Blue cloth with elaborate gilt decoration. Top edge gilt. Pictorial endpapers. Thirty-two colour plates by Warwick Goble under captioned tissue guards. A very good copy, spine ends rubbed, sporadic foxing and small splash mark to the upper cover.

Includes The Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Creseyde, The Book of the Duchess, The Legend of Good Women, The House of Fame and his minor poems.
Wonderfully atmospheric illustrations, from ethereal glades peopled with fairy inhabitants to maritime adventure, the diversity of the pilgrim's tales giving the artist an opportunity to employ different styles, all accompanied by his exceptional use of colour.

Stock ID: 41847

£350.00

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