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SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS--Geoffrey CHAUCER (?1340-1400). The Works. Edited by A.W. Pollard. Titles printed in red and black. Stratford-upon-Avon: 1928. 8 volumes, 4° (283 x 193mm). Woodcut illustrations by and after Lynton H. Lamb, the majority hand-coloured. Paragraph markers hand drawn in red and blue inks, text printed in red, blue and black. Dark green skiver, the spine gilt in 6 compartments, lettered in 2, the others decorated in blind, top edges gilt, the others uncut (extremities lightly rubbed). LIMITED TO 386 COPIES, THIS NUMBER 161 OF 375 COPIES ON PAPER.
HOMER. The Whole Works. Translated by Gorge Chapman. Oxford: 1930-1931. 5 volumes, 4° (285 x 193mm). Woodcut frontispieces and borders to titles of volumes I and V by and after John Farleigh. Woodcut illustrations by and after Farleigh. Original half crushed morocco over holland, the spines lettered in gilt, most gatherings unopened (spines slightly faded, boards slightly marked). LIMITED TO 460 COPIES, OF WHICH THIS IS NUMBER 154 OF 450 ON PAPER. (13)
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