The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer [Volume I]. Geoffrey Chaucer.

The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer [Volume I]. From the Text of Professor Skeat.

London: Henry Frowde, 1903[?]. 16mo. Reprint? First published in this series in 1903 as stated on verso of title page. Original quarter vellum, gilt, with leather label to the spine. Top edge gilt. Silk marker ribbon. Light spotting to edges. Near fine. Item #5262

#42 in The World's Classics. This superior binding variant sold for 4s, four times the price of the cloth issue. Contains the Minor Poems and The Romaunt of the Rose. The title page gives the publisher as Henry Frowde but makes no mention of Oxford University Press. Frowde was the publisher at OUP and bought the series from Grant Richards in 1905, two years after the date in this book. Uncommon.

Price: £60.00

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