Eric Gill (British, 1882-1940) The Canterbury Tales, 4 vol. NUMBER 94 OF 485 COPIES, printed in red, blue and black, numerous wood-engraved illustrations and decorations by Eric Gill, publisher's quarter morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, t.e.g. [Chanticleer 63], folio, Golden Cockerel Press, 1929-1931
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Eric Gill (British, 1882-1940) The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer The set of four volumes, 1929-1931, numbered 387/485, on handmade paper, wood engraved illustrations and marginal decorations, with initials in red and blue, printed and published by the Golden Cockerel Press, bound in the original brown quarter morocco and patterned boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, each volume 317 x 196mm (12 1/2 x 7 3/4in) (4 vols)
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Eric Gill (British, 1882-1940) The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer The set of four volumes, 1929-1931, numbered 387/485, on handmade paper, wood engraved illustrations and marginal decorations, with initials in red and blue, printed and published by the Golden Cockerel Press, bound in the original brown quarter morocco and patterned boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, each volume 317 x 196mm (12 1/2 x 7 3/4in) (4 vols) Eric Gill (British, 1882-1940) The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer The set of four volumes, 1929-1931, numbered 387/485, on handmade paper, wood engraved illustrations and marginal decorations, with initials in red and blue, printed and published by the Golden Cockerel Press, bound in the original brown quarter morocco and patterned boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, each volume 317 x 196mm (12 1/2 x 7 3/4in) (4 vols) Eric Gill (British, 1882-1940) The Canterbury Tales, 4 vol. NUMBER 94 OF 485 COPIES, printed in red, blue and black, numerous wood-engraved illustrations and decorations by Eric Gill, publisher's quarter morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, t.e.g. [Chanticleer 63], folio, Golden Cockerel Press, 1929-1931
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Eric Gill (British, 1882-1940)
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
The set of four volumes, 1929-1931, numbered 387/485, on handmade paper, wood engraved illustrations and marginal decorations, with initials in red and blue, printed and published by the Golden Cockerel Press, bound in the original brown quarter morocco and patterned boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, each volume 317 x 196mm (12 1/2 x 7 3/4in) (4 vols)
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