The Works.London: for The Basilisk Press by the John Roberts Press, 31 Dec. 1974 Stock Code: 135767
A superb copyLimited edition, one of 515 copies. A superb copy of the Basilisk Press facsimile of the Kelmscott Chaucer, the second volume providing insight into the Press, the work, and its illustrations.
2 volumes, folio. Original red and white floral patterned cloth by Liberty using the Larkspur pattern designed by William Morris, printed blue paper labels to spines, duplicate labels laid-in to rear, fore edge untrimmed. In the publisher's blue slipcase.
87 woodcut illustrations after Sir Edward Burne-Jones by John Swain and Son, London, woodcut title-page, 14 variously repeated woodcut borders, 18 variously repeated woodcut frames around illustrations, 26 nineteen-line woodcut initial words, numerous thr
A fine set.
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