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Basilisk facsimile

In the Maggs Bros. catalogue for London’s Rare Book Fair (October 2021) is a copy of the Basilisk Press facsimile (1974) of the Chaucer with an interesting provenance: “This copy was presented by Charlene Garry, the founder of the Basilisk … Continue reading

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Copy for sale by Maggs

A copy of the Chaucer in the Doves pigskin binding (1896) was offered for sale by Maggs Bros. in October 2021 for £295,000. “In a contemporary green linen chemise with titles and a border of foliage and white roses hand … Continue reading

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Percy Wyndham copy

In 2016 we recorded the sale by Lyon and Turnbull of a quarter-linen copy of the Chaucer once owned by Percy Scawen Wyndham and later by his son Guy and W. R. Wilson. This copy is now being offered again … Continue reading

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