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MS Typ 707

Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400. Proofs and drawings for The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted, 1892-1896: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Call No.: MS Typ 707
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400.
Title: Proofs and drawings for The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted,
Date(s): 1892-1896.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.2 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Proofs and drawings for The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted published by William Morris' Kelmscott Press in 1896.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

86M-29. Gift of Mrs. Bayard L. Kilgour, Jr., 4500 Drake Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45202; received: 1986 December.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Proofs and Drawings for The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: Now Newly Imprinted, 1892-1896 (MS Typ 707). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

William Morris' Kelmscott Press published The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted [edited by F. S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by W. H. Hooper] in 1896.

Scope and Contents

Proofs of borders, cuts, and initials annotated by Frederick Startridge Ellis, William Morris, and Sir Sydney Cockerell. Also includes drawings by Cockerell for borders and a photograph of William Morris and Sir Edward Burne-Jones.

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