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Preliminary notes: Cantor Center for Visual Arts

The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University has a copy of the Chaucer, probably in a Doves binding. It was originally purchased in 1897 by Mary Burt Brittan, who gave it to her nephew, … Continue reading

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Preliminary notes: California State University, Los Angeles

Quarter-linen binding. Two inscriptions: “Property of Wanda and Colin Smith”; “This incomparable book given to Edward R. Taylor by his dear wife on December 1896.” Three bookplates: Edward Robeson Taylor; Edward DeWitt Taylor; Lowell Roy Smith. Full description to follow.

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