Chaucer and the Medieval Book

By: BOYD, Beverly

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First edition. A collection of material related to the manuscripts and early printed books at the time of Geoffrey Chaucer during the late Middle Ages. The work of William Caxton, first publisher of books in English, is also detailed along with authors other than Chaucer. With numerous black & white illustrations depicting early printed items and facsimiles of pages and artwork. With appended reference material, bibliography and index. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with cover and spine titling in black. Dust jacket with reproduction of frontis illustration from the first of Caxton's published books (repeated on title page). --- A very nice copy, clean, bright and unmarked. Unclipped jacket with a little soiling and discoloration but intact and in removable archival mylar protector.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xi, 165 pages

Title: Chaucer and the Medieval Book

Author Name: BOYD, Beverly

Categories: >>Books About Books and Words, >>Writers, Writing & Literary Criticism,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: [San Marino, California], The Huntington Library: 1973

ISBN Number: 0873280601

ISBN Number 13: 9780873280600

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 82020