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The Leighton ledgers

Some years ago, while searching for information about the Kelmscott Chaucer, we went through the ledgers of John and James Leighton Ltd. (London bookbinders and booksellers) to record copies of the book that had been bound by that firm. There … Continue reading

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Wilfrid Scawen Blunt copy sold

On 13 November 2012, Bonham’s, Knightsbridge, sold an imperfect copy of the Chaucer (lot 221) for £10,000 including buyer’s premium. The book contains “202 leaves only (of 282, including 62 with large woodcut illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, and 17 further leaves … Continue reading

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