The Kelmscott Chaucer
A quarter-linen copy (Census, 3.177, 4.710) is listed for sale by Buddenbooks, Inc., Newburyport, Mass., for $115,500. Provenance: Robert Heysham Sayre, George Abrams.
5 months, 1 week ago
Brian Johnson, son of Folger Johnson of Portland, Oregon , has found the sales receipt for his father’s copy of the Chaucer from Philip C. Duschnes, 5 May 1945, for $950 (probably… 6 more words
Sophia Bogle of Save Your Books has recently restored the Kelmscott Chaucer at Occidental College (Census, 2.162). She has made two videos of the book on YouTube, one before restoration and one after. 14 more words
[Originally posted 24 November 2015; most recent revision, 5 September 2016.]
By coincidence, three copies of the Chaucer are coming up for sale next month (December 2015). 308 more words
11 months ago