Antiquarian Book, Chaucer, Complete Works, Canterbury Tales, Classic, Collectible, Antique
A wonderful antiquarian hardcover book entitled The Student's Chaucer A Complete Edition of his Works. This is an 1894 first edition. It was published in England. It is written in Middle English and printed on onion paper.
Geoffrey Chaucer was an English poet, author, and civil servant best known for The Canterbury Tales. He has been called the "Father of English Literature", or, alternatively, the "Father of English Poetry". He was the first writer to be buried in what has since come to be called Poets' Corner, in Westminster Abbey.
Walter William Skeat, FBA (1835 – 1912) was a British philologist and Anglican deacon. The pre-eminent British philologist of his time, he was instrumental in developing the English language as a higher education subject in the United Kingdom.
7½ x 5 inches
Published by Oxford At The Clarendon Press -- 1894 -- First Edition -- There is no printed date in the book.
This book is in very good condition especially considering its age, it is 128 years old. There is wear on the edges and covers with some rubbing. There is tearing at the top of the spine. The binding is tight, and the pages are clean. The only marking in the book are two previous owner's names with dates (pictured).
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