Author:Goeffrey Chaucer, edited and augmented by John Stowe

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Image for Works. The Woorkes of Geffrey Chaucer, Newly Printed, with Divers  Addicions, whiche were Never in Printe Before: With the siege and  destruccion of the worthy citee of Thebes, compiled by Jhon Lidgate, Monke  of Berie.  As in the table more plainly dooeth appere.  First issue of the  Stowe Edition.

Works. The Woorkes of Geffrey Chaucer, Newly Printed, with Divers Addicions, whiche were Never in Printe Before: With the siege and destruccion of the worthy citee of Thebes, compiled by Jhon Lidgate, Monke of Berie. As in the table more plainly dooeth appere. First issue of the Stowe Edition.

By: Goeffrey Chaucer, edited and augmented by John Stowe

Price: $47,330.00

Publisher: London, John Kyngston for Jhon Wight: 1561

Edition: Fifth edition, first issue; First

Seller ID: 1489

Condition: Very Good


London: John Kyngston for Jhon Wight. Very Good. 1561. Fifth edition, first issue; First. Full calf. Probable first issue of the Stowe Edition with Chaucer's arms dated 1560 and before later woodcut additions. Relative to the precedence of issues of the 1561 Stowe edition David R. Carlson ("The Woodcut Illustrations in Early Printed Editions of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales," in Chaucer Illustrated: Five Hundred Years of The Canterbury Tales in Pictures [Briti... View more info