World Publishing Company, 1958. First Thus. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / No Jacket. Item #618355
A very good copy of the facsimile issue of the famed Kelmscott Press edition of the complete works, supervised by William Morris, with the illustrations and embellishments of Burne-Jones, originally published in this format in 1896. Introduction by John T. Winterich; glossary (after annotations by Chaucer scholar Walter William Skeat). Bound in full cream imitation leather, gilt- and blindstamped spine, upper cover stamped and ruled blind (with Morris's original binding design), plain endpapers, top edges stained light brown. Slight rubbing to covers with some minor smudges; light shelfwear; no jacket; else a thoroughly serviceable copy. Burne-Jones, Edward (illustrator); 87 b/w Illustrations / Decorations. xix, , 554 pages.