Limited Editions Club Canterbury Tales Chaucer Arthur Szyk Signed Illustrated
The Canterbury Tales By Geoffrey Chaucer Done into Modern English Verse by Frank Ernest Hill Illustrated by Arthur Szyk Monthly Letter Issue 185 The Limited Editions Club, 19 46. Fifteen hundred copies have been printed by E. And planned by George Macy. The plates of the illustrations by Arthur Szyk have been engraved by Pioneer-Moss. The paper has been fabricated by the Worthy Paper Company and the binding have been preformed by Russell-Rutter. This copy is signed on the colophon page by Arthur Szyk. Book measures 7" x 10" tall, 550 pp. Condition: Book has some worn spots on edges of leather spine, foxing mainly on edges, protected by glassine. Slipcase has soiling, worn corners and edges, open side edges have small cracks.
About The Limited Editions Club (LEC). George Macy, The Limited Editions Club (LEC) is known to publish finely designed and printed books; and beautifully illustrated with original artworks by leading book illustrators.
Generally, LEC published no more than fifteen hundred copies of any particular title, with a few exceptions. Copies are numbered, most of them signed by the illustrator and occasionally also signed by the printer or the author. In the 80 plus years of operation of this company, approximated 580 plus titles were produced.
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- Binding: Fine Binding
- Subject: Literature & Fiction
- Topic: Classics
- Special Attributes: Illustrated
- Origin: English
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Year Printed: 1946
- Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
- Publisher: Limited Editions Club
- Original/Reproduction: Original