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Chaucer, Geoffrey (c. 1343-1400) The Works, John Urry, Editor.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1135
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Chaucer, Geoffrey (c. 1343-1400) The Works, John Urry, Editor. London: Lintot, 1721. Folio, first Urry edition published after his death and finished by Timothy Thomas, with portraits of Urry and Chaucer present, illustrated with engraved text vignettes, some spotting, later full calf, rebacked, boards detached, 15 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

[preliminary leaves]4 [unsigned, a, b, unsigned], c-n2, B-Z2, Aa-Zz2, Aaa-Zzz2, Aaaa-Zzzz2, 5A-5Z2,6A-6Z2, 7A-7Z2, 8A-8R2.


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Keywords

Timothy Thomas, British people, Chaucer, English people, Geoffrey Chaucer, John Urry, The Canterbury Tales, Urry, London

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