Stories from Chaucer

MCSPADDEN, J. Walker. Stories from Chaucer.

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MCSPADDEN, J. Walker. Stories from Chaucer. London: George G. Harrap & Company, 1916.

4to., school prize binding of navy calf, decorative border gilt, with school motto emblem gilt to upper board; gilt in compartments to spine, contrasting red leather label gilt; marbled endpapers and edges; pp. [vi], v-xvi, 240, [ii], with numerous full-page and texual illustrations; boards a little scratched, with a few very small spots of loss to the leather; a very nice copy. Provenance: Contemporary Lickey Hills School Prize Label to front paste-down.
First thus, taken from the Told Through The Ages series, with illustrations by Victor Prout. The frontispiece photograph shows a scultpure of Chaucer by George Frampton. Includes The Knight's Tale, The Priest's Tale, The Wife of Bath's Tale, etc.