Troilus and Cressida (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey; KRAPP, George Philip (translation)

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Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A deluxe leatherbound Franklin Library edition of the 14th century tragic tale of two lovers, originally written in Middle English in the form of an epic poem. The text is presented in both the W. W. Skeat Middle English version, side-by-side with a modern English version, as translated by George Philip Krapp. With wood engraved illustrations by Edward Coley Burne-Jones. An entry in publisher's 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. One in an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full blue bonded leather covers with four raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and spine, and textblock edges all in bright gilt. Interior leaves printed on high-quality papers. Beige silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. Volume lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- An about Fine copy: bright, crisp and lacking damages or evidence of having been read.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (10), 433 pages

Title: Troilus and Cressida (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)

Author Name: CHAUCER, Geoffrey; KRAPP, George Philip (translation)

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Illustrated Classics, >>Fine Bindings,

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1983

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 81864