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THE CANTERBURY TALES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer. Illustrated by Edna Whyte.
Stock no. 1320330
Published by Folio Society. 4th 1970. Very good condition.

Quarter brown leather, cream cloth covers. Two volume set. B/w woodcuts. Leather spines are slightly worn. Publisher's grey slipcase is a little grubby with a 2" split along lower edge.

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THE CANTERBURY TALES OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER
Written by Percy Mackaye; Geoffrey Chaucer. Illustrated by Walter Appleton Clark.
Stock no. 2130745
Published by E. Grant Richards. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Dark red cloth with gilt titles. Small pictorial onlay to top of front cover. A Modern Rendering into Prose of The Prologue and Ten Tales. 6 colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading, with some marks to spine and rear cover. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present.

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CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Barbara Cooney. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney.
Stock no. 2128349
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Adapted from the Canterbury Tales. The story of the proud cock and the wily fox who flattered him. Orange boards with black title and decoration. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0722659113. Bumping and a little fading to top and tail of spine. Small white label with gift inscription to verso of front endpaper. Contents are still excellent! Wrapper has top corner cut from front flap;faded to spine; edge-creased with some chips and a few small bits of loss.

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CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Barbara Cooney. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney.
Stock no. 2123884
Published by Kestrel Books. 7th 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Adapted from the Canterbury Tales. The story of the proud cock and the wily fox who flattered him. Orange boards with black title and decoration. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0722659113. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a few closed tears and chips; some grubby marks.

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STORIES FROM CHAUCER
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Janet Harvey Kelman. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1507328
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. circa 1910. Slightly better than good condition.

Told To The Children series. Small format. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Pictorial onlay to front. 8 colour plates. 114 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby and marked, pen circles to rear cover. Front endpaper MISSING. Ink transfer to front pastedown, must have been inscription on endpaper. Also small bookworm mark to front pastedown and title page. Crayon lines and scribble to rear endpapers. A little foxing/browning. Text pages generally clean. All plates present.

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THE GATEWAY TO CHAUCER
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Emily Underdown. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1505351
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering and illustrations, 9.25 x 7.25". Sixteen coloured plates and numerous marginal illustrations after drawings by Anne Anderson. Stories told by Underdown from the Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer. 269 pages. Spine bumped and very faded. Corners bumped and worn. Rear cover grubby, possibly damp stained, and faded along top edge. Name on small label on front endpaper. Some light browning and foxing to contents but otherwise very good. All plates present.

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CHAUCER'S CANTERBURY PILGRIMAGE
Written by William Calder; Geoffrey Chaucer.
Stock no. 2114309
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1892. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Fold-out b/w illustration to front. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping and fraying of cloth to top and tail of spine. Marks to covers. Some foxing and page browning.

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STORIES FROM CHAUCER
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Janet Harvey Kelman. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1309216
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. circa 1907. Almost very good condition.

Told To The Children series. Small format. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration. Pictorial onlay to front. 8 colour plates. 114 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly browned and covers very slightly mottled. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers and margins of plates are slightly browned. There is some very light fingering to page margins. One page has a small piece torn from margin (no text affected).

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