The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer, illustrated by William Russell Flint.
London, Riccardi Press, 1913.
3 volumes. With 36 mounted color plates by William Russell Flint; printed tissue guards. 26x20 cm. (10½x7¾”), original full limp vellum lettered in gilt, ribbon ties, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. No. three of 12 copies printed on vellum by Charles T. Jacobi in the Riccardi Fount, of which ten were for sale.
Beautiful issue of the Flint Canterbury Tales from the Riccardi Press, printed on vellum. Exceptionally rare - no copies printed on vellum have sold at auction over the last 35 years, according to American Book Prices Current.