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William Morris "The Kelmscott Chaucer" First-Edition Replica

William Morris "The Kelmscott Chaucer" First-Edition Replica
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The Kelmscott Chaucer Book
Edition limited to 1,896 worldwide! First-ever authentic First Edition replica of the William Morris classic "The Kelmscott Chaucer." Leather bound.
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Often called "The Most Beautiful Book Ever Published", William Morris' acclaimed masterpiece "The Kelmscott Chaucer" set a new precedent for book design at the end of the 19th century, and was breathtaking in its number of illustrations and rich borders. Now its splendor can be yours with The Kelmscott Chaucer Book, an authentic First Edition hardcover replica exclusively from The Bradford Exchange Press. Recreated in exquisite authentic detail by expert literary preservationists and publishers Charles Winthrope & Sons, this stunning First Edition reproduction book is grandly-sized at over 17 inches high and masterfully showcases Morris' 14 large and 18 smaller ornamental borders, 26 heavily ornamented initial capitals and 87 illustrations by Morris' collaborator and friend, acclaimed Victorian painter Edward Burne-Jones throughout its exquisitely detailed pages.

"The Kelmscott Chaucer" was first published in 1896 in Hammersmith London, the same year that William Morris died. Today, this gorgeous reproduction book highlights everything that made the original so impressive, from the intricate leather cover design and golden binding thread to the metal clasps to hold the book closed, designed by Morris after a 15th Century original. Plus, you will receive a FREE exclusive bonus letter that highlights the informative history of this landmark book, written by Executive Director of the New Chaucer Society, Ruth Evans, MA, PhD. Strong demand is anticipated, and the edition is limited to 1,896 books worldwide! Don't delay. Order now!

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This exclusive "The Kelmscott Chaucer" First Edition replica hardcover book from The Bradford Exchange features:
  • The splendor of "The Most Beautiful Book Ever Published" can be yours with The Kelmscott Chaucer Book by William Morris, an authentic First Edition replica, exclusively from The Bradford Exchange Press
  • This gorgeous volume is an exact replica of the stunning 1896 first edition, boasting Morris' preferred leather bindings using his original intricate cover design with hubbed spine, golden binding thread, deckle-edge pages and metal clasps designed by Morris after a 15th Century original
  • Masterfully showcases Morris' 14 large and 18 smaller ornamental borders, 26 heavily ornamented initial capitals and 87 illustrations by Morris' collaborator and friend, acclaimed Victorian painter Edward Burne-Jones throughout its exquisitely detailed pages
  • FREE exclusive bonus letter highlights the informative history of this landmark book, written by Executive Director of the New Chaucer Society, Ruth Evans, MA, PhD
  • Published by Charles Winthrope & Sons, specialists in preserving literary treasures of historic importance
  • Strictly limited to 1,896 books worldwide, so order now!
  • Own a piece of publishing history when you secure this masterpiece-quality William Morris First Edition book reproduction - ACT NOW
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William Morris "The Kelmscott Chaucer" First-Edition Replica
$595.00 US


Or 3 installments of $198.33 US

s&s◇ $19.99 US

Express Ship Available!

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