The Canterbury Tales Cockerel Press Edition
A landmark of English poetry, The Canterbury Tales has appeared in many illustrated editions. This one, illustrated by Eric Gill, is among the most remarkable. The Canterbury Tales is a glorious expression of Eric Gill’s genius. In this varied, vibrant work, Gill displayed his artistic versatility, and succeeded in marrying the illuminated manuscript tradition with a Modernist aesthetic.
Commentary essay by Peter Holliday quarter-bound in buckram and Merida Graphite
- Folio Society Limited Edition No. 1538 of 1980
- Publisher Folio Society, London; 2010
- Bound in full leather, Blocked in 24-carat gold with a design featuring Eric Gill’s engravings around a blind-blocked frame, Gilding on all three book edges, Black satin ribbon marker, Presented in a buckram-bound solander box with gold blocking on the spine, 768pp
- Superbly Illustrated by Eric Gill
- Size 320 x 195mm, 5.5kg
Condition: Fine – Superb Unmarked Copy
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