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[Page proofs for the Kelmscott Chaucer]

[Page proofs for the Kelmscott Chaucer]

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Creator: Hooper, William Harcourt, 1834-1912, engraver Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898, illustrator Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400. Works. 1896. Kelmscott Morris, William, 1834-1896
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Description:
Page 63: Gift of Frederick W. Hilles (Yale 1922), 1967.
Pages 26-27: Purchased on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund.
Text in English.
Title devised by cataloger.
William Morris (1834-1896), English textile designer, artist, writer, publisher, and socialist
Abstract:
Two page proofs from the edition of Chaucer published by William Morris at his Kelmscott Press in 1896. The first proof is pages 26-27, with an illustration designed by Edward Burne-Jones and engraved by William Harcourt Hooper; it bears an autograph note by Sydney Carlyle Cockerell: "Kelmscott Press Chaucer 1896 - proof with illustration by Burne-Jones." The second is page 63, with Morris's autograph corrections and notes, and an autograph note by Sydney Carlyle Cockerell: "Kelmscott Press Chaucer 1896. Pressman's query on proof submitted to William Morris with his indignent comments."
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2 L ;
sheet 45 x 29 cm
sheet 45 x 58 cm
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Box 1
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Folder 1 - Folder 2
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The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 12297079
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