Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 31

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 800
Chaucer, Geoffrey (1340s-1400)
The Canterbury Tales Together with a Version in Modern Verse by William van Wyck.

New York: Covici-Friede, 1930.

Limited edition, two folio volumes illustrated by Rockwell Kent, copy number 74 of 75 printed on Crane's Olde Book paper and signed by Kent on the limitation page, designed and printed by Samuel Aiwaz Jacobs at the Stratford Press; with large two-color woodcuts by Kent, and smaller head- and tail-pieces and vignettes printed black; text in middle English and modern English in parallel columns; bound in full uniform contemporary blind tooled pigskin; teg, slight fraying to foot of first volume, 15 x 9 3/4 in. (2)