In the exhibition “Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Art and Design, 1848–1900” at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (17 February–19 May 2013), there were two copies of the Chaucer on display, both from the Library of Congress: the Bishop–Rosenwald vellum copy (Census 1.4) and the paper copy with a Don Etherington binding (Census 2.105).
¶ "I began printing books with the hope of producing some which would have a definite claim to beauty, while at the same time they should be easy to read and should not dazzle the eye, or trouble the intellect of the reader by eccentricity of form in the letters. I have always been a great admirer of the calligraphy of the Middle Ages, and of the earlier printing which took its place." — William Morris
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