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Exhibition: “Making History: Antiquaries in Britain”

“Making History: Antiquaries in Britain,” an exhibition at the Yale Center for British Art (2 February–27 May 2012), includes three of the Yale copies of the Kelmscott Chaucer (Census nos. 1.15, 2.279, 2.280), a proof sheet (YCBA), and stamping tools used for … Continue reading

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Copy for sale: Hanson copy

Sophie Schneideman Rare Books and Prints, London, is offering a copy in the Doves binding (dated 1899) from the library of Clarence B. Hanson of Birmingham, Alabama (with his bookplate). Her catalogue 14 is entitled Kelmscott & Doves: The Private … Continue reading

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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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Exhibition: Victoria & Albert Museum

The Blackburn Museum copy (Doves binding; Census 2.17) was exhibited in “The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860–1900,” 2 April–17 July 2011, at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

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