The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Compared with the Former Editions, and many valuable MSS. Out of which Thre Tales are added which were never before Printed. By John Urry.
Place Published: London
Publisher: Bernard Lintot
Date Published: 1721
Description: Illustrated with a full page copperplate portrait of John Urry by Pigne, another of Chaucer by Vertue, a title page vignette of Chaucer's tomb and many vignettes and illustrations throughout the text. 626 pages, an 81 page glossary and 1 full page of errata. Folio, original full brown calf, recased with a burgundy leather spine label. London: Bernard Lintot, 1721. Very good (+) with amazingly clean text.
Comments: Urry's posthumous edition, complete with "testimonials" to Chaucer, a glossary of outdated words. . Urry's intent was to gather a definitive edition of Chaucer's works, including those found in manuscripts, not previously published.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 218450