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

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

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

Stock No.: 83666

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-b... View more info

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The Canterbury Tales Done Into Modern English Verse by Frank Ernest Hill and Newly Revised for This Edition

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Heritage Press: 1974

Stock No.: 83563

Condition: Very Good+


The Canterbury Tales are a collection of 14th century stories set against the backdrop of a pilgrimage to Canterbury. Originally written in Middle English, they have been rendered into modern English verse in this Heritage Press reprint edition by Frank Ernest Hill, who provides an introduction. This edition is not illustrated. --- In bright red cloth-covered boards. Front cover with Chaucer facsimile signature, surrounded by elaborate frame; both in gilt. Gilt spine titling on crimson block. Volume housed in slipcase covered in red paper. Publisher's Sandglass flyer laid in (Norwalk, no. IIR... View more info

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Chaucer According to William Caxton: Minor Poems and Boece, 1478

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey (author); BOYD, Beverly (editor)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas, Allen Press, Inc.: 1978

Stock No.: 82007

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Three volumes of works by Geoffrey Chaucer were first published at William Caxton's press in 1478, and are offered here in this single volume. Per the jacket flap, Mr. Caxton was the English world's first printer. Selections edited by Beverly Boyd, who also has inscribed and signed this book on the front free endpaper thus; "July 19, 1979/For Noelle with warm regards/Beverly Boyd". With a frontis image of a leaf from Boece. Back matter includes several pages of notes and reference material. --- In pale blue cloth covered boards with spine titling in black. Jacket titling superimposed o... View more info

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Canterbury Tales (Everyman's Library #74)

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey (author); CAWLEY, A. C. (editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Everyman's Library / Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Stock No.: 81448

ISBN: 0679409890

Condition: Fine in Near Fine 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. Offered in a quality Everyman's Library reprint edition, edited by A. C. Cawley. Includes an introduction by Derek Pearsall, bibliography, preface by the editor, and a chronology of events during Chaucer's life. Back matter includes notes on pronunciation, grammar and versification. Number 74 in the "relaunched" version of the EL series. --- In full grey cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling o... View more info