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Flower and the Leaf by  Geoffrey Chaucer - Hardcover - 1902 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004447)

Flower and the Leaf

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Flower and the Leaf

by Chaucer, Geoffrey

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  • fine
  • Hardcover
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London and New York: Edward Arnold & Sameuel Buckley, 1902. 12mo, full vellum binding with blind-stamped rose and motto "Soul is Form". Printed on vellum with hand-illumination by the Essex House Press. The prettiest and most illustrated work in the Great Poems Series. Text was once attributed to Chaucer. One of 165 copies. Slightly darkened, spine gilt bright, in a simple slipcase. One half page and one double-page illustration and 85 historiated initials all hand-colored by Edith Harwood. Colin Franklin: "... the most skilfull and original (of the Series) a charming small work of art. ... Edith Harwood made and coloured the decorations which run happily through the pages... with people and flowers in greens and pinks, purple and brown".. Full Vellum.. Fine. Illus. by Edith Harwood. 12mo.


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Flower and the Leaf
Chaucer, Geoffrey
Edith Harwood
Book condition
Used - Fine
Edward Arnold & Sameuel Buckley
Place of Publication
London and New York
Date published
Essex House, Essex House Press, Essex House Great Poems Series, Vellum, Illumination, Ashbee, C.R. Ashbee, Guild of Handicrafts

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A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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