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45: [Chaucer (Geoffrey)] Two leaves on vellum from the

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[Chaucer (Geoffrey)] Two leaves on vellum from the Kelmscott Chaucer,
single folded vellum sheet (pp. 423-426, from 'The Legend of Goode Wimmen'), printed in Chaucer type with two lines and one side-title in red, with 2 wood-engraved illustrations designed by Edward Burne-Jones and 3 wood-engraved borders, 2 large initials and several smaller initials by William Morris, preserved in later cloth portfolio titled in gilt on upper cover (mentioning 4 leaves rather than 4 pages), a little rubbed and faded, folio, Kelmscott Press, 1896.

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Estimate £1,500 – £2,000
Starting Bid £1,300
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