An authorized full-color, full-size facsimile of the Ellesmere Chaucer, a beautifully illustrated edition of Geoffrey Chaucer’s book, The Canterbury Tales.
On plaque: “The Canterbury Tales/by/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.
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15 3/4 x 11 1/4 in.