The Canterbury Tales: The Famous Skeat Edition (Modern Library #161.2)

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey

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Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The Canterbury Tales are a collection of 14th century tales, written in Middle English, which take the form of verse and are set against the backdrop of a pilgrimage to Canterbury. In a complete and unabridged Modern Library edition which has been edited by the Rev. Walter W. Skeat, and an introduction by Louis Untermeyer. --- In Toledano spine 11 / green cloth / ML hex torchbearer logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso lists titles in ML catalog, but without a total number. Likely published c.1964. ML #161.2. --- A tightly-bound, bright copy but with inkings to a couple of leaves, back corner bump and slight foxing to textblock top edge. Unclipped dust jacket with small tears and chafing (especially at spine ends) but overall bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; (4), 642 pages

Title: The Canterbury Tales: The Famous Skeat Edition (Modern Library #161.2)

Author Name: CHAUCER, Geoffrey

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Poetry, >>Modern Library Editions,

Publisher: New York, The Modern library: [c.1964]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

Stock No.: 83666