The Canterbury tales of Chaucer. . To which are added an essay on his language and versification, and an introductory discourse together with notes and a glossary. By the late Thomas Tyrwhitt, Esq. F.R.S.
Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-1400)
Place of origin
Tyntesfield, North Somerset
2v., plate . 4to.. Provenance: Crest bookplate: "William Gibbs.", with motto "En Dios Mi Amparo y Esperanza." [i.e. William Gibbs (1790-1875)] in both. -. Provenance: Pencil ms on flyleaf of vol. II: "2 vols 24/-".. Binding: Eighteenth-century half leather; marbled boards, endpapers and edges; blind-tooled spine; two gold-tooled brown labels outlayed on spine.
Makers and roles
Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-1400) Thomas Tyrwhitt (1730-1786)