Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer: The New Ellesmere Chaucer Facsimile



An authorized full-color, full-size facsimile of the Ellesmere Chaucer, a beautifully illustrated edition of Geoffrey Chaucer’s book, The Canterbury Tales.

On original plaque:
The Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer
The New Ellesmere Chaucer Facsimile
Gift of Yusuke Kihara
This is copy number 100
The original manuscript is in the collection of the Huntington Library of San Marino, CA, and includes 23 portraits of the storytellers, and 71 decorated pages. The facsimile was published in an edition of 250, was edited by Daniel Woodward and Martin Stevens, and printed by Yushodo Co, Ltd, in Tokyo, Japan.

This copy was given to the library in 2001 by friend of the library, Yusuke Kihara.

This item is not currently on display.


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Physical Dimensions

15 3/4 x 11 1/4 in.