Chaucer, Geoffrey (1561) Works. [Image]
Geoffrey Chaucer, Works.
Printed in London by John Kyngston for John Wyght, in 1561.
This is the fourth printed edition of Chaucer’s collected works, effectively a reprint of the 1532 edition, with fourteen leaves of additional verse, and the long poem The Siege of Thebes by John Lydgate, monk of Bury.
The text is in ‘black-letter’, i.e. gothic type, with many decorated initials and several engraved illustrations.
On the second flyleaf is pencilled ‘No. 68 in Arch’s Catalogue of 1814’. John and Arthur Arch (fl. 1792-1838) were London booksellers. Bookplate of Edgar Atheling Drummond (1825-1893). Acquired by the University Library from the bookseller Bernard Quaritch, London, in 1930.
Cent Rare Folio PR 1850 1561.
|Keywords:||John Kyngston, John Wyght, printer, London, Edgar Atheling Drummond, bookplate, John Arch, Arthur Arch, bookseller, Bernard Quaritch |
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|Deposited On:||19 May 2009 11:51|
|Last Modified:||15 Nov 2011 12:27|
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