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The works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted: LoanMSSPB.69-2015

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Current Location: In storage


The works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted


Author: Chaucer, Geoffrey
Printer: Morris, William
Designer: Morris, William
Designer: Burne-Jones, Edward
Engraver: Hooper, W. H.
Printer: Kelmscott Press
Editor: Ellis, F. S.
Silversmith: Kelly, Rod



Edited by F.S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by W.H. Hooper

With ornately designed silver binding by Rod Kelly (commissioned by The Keatley Trust), 2003

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (2015) by Keatley Trust


1896 CE - 2003 CE


In black and red, with initials; first page of text within ornamental border. Colophon: "Here endeth Poems by the way, written by William Morris, and printed by him at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the county of Middlesex; and finished on the 24th day of September of the year 1891. Sold by Reeves & Turner, 196, Strand, London". Limited ed. of 300 copies printed on paper, 13 on vellum. Cf. Peterson. Bound in stiffened vellum, lettered in gold on spine, with green silk ties; edges uncut.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: LoanMSSPB.69-2015
Primary reference Number: 204634
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Created: Monday 20 July 2015 Updated: Thursday 19 August 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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