The Canterbury tales.
Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-1400)
Place of origin
Vyne Estate, Hampshire (Accredited Museum)
xxxiv,586p., plates . 8vo. Provenance: Inscription: Chaloner William Chute from his sincere friend H. W. May on his leaving Eton Xmas 1856. [i.e. to Chaloner William Chute (1838-1892)]. Binding: Nineteenth-century full brown old-style morocco over boards; gilt-panelled covers; blind-tooled spine with gilt spine title ‘Chaucer’s Canterbury tales’; four raised bands; gilt paper edges, tooled with crosses in diamonds.
Makers and roles
Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-1400) Edward Corbould Thomas Tyrwhitt (1730-1786)