Tue, 9th Nov 2021 10:00

Fine Books & Works on Paper

 
  Lot 537
 

Chaucer (Geoffrey) The workes of

Chaucer (Geoffrey)
The workes of Geffrey Chaucer, newly Printed, with divers and additions. With the Siege and Destruction of the worthie Cities of Thebes, compiles by John Lidgate, Monke of Burie.

[fifth collected edition?] second title-page, Romance of the Rose, Troylus and Creseyde and other poems with own divisional title-page, all lacking before B1, G6 lower r/hand corner torn affecting a few letters, T2 tear 2" from fore-edge, 3V2 to 3V6 re-margined in gutter, all lacking after folio ccclxvii, later 'tight-back' calf binding, boards detached, [? London: John Kyngston for John Wight, 1561]. Sold with all faults not subject to return.

Sold for £1,500

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