Rebound In Full Morocco by Hatchards
Chaucer, Geoffrey ~ The Canterbury Tales : Illustrated by Edna Whyte
The Folio Society, London : 1956 & 1957
The First UK printings published by The Folio Society, London, in 1956 & 1957. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Translated into modern English by Nevill Coghill. Illustrated with striking woodcuts by Edna Whyte. Two volumes bound into one. Rebound by Hatchards, Piccadilly in full brown crimson morocco, the spine lettered in gilt with decorative centre tools, striking end-leaves and all edges gilt. Previous owner's decorative bookplate to the verso of the front end-paper. A very handsome production protected in a loose Mylar archival cover.
CONDITION: Near Fine