6024. Chaucer in fine binding by Bayntun Riviere

BINDING. CHAUCER, GEOFFREY. The Canterbury Tales. London, The Medici Society Ltd, 1929. 2nd impression.
Large 8vo (c. 225x160 mm). Illustrated with colour plates by William Russell Flint.
Fine pictorial full calf binding, front cover depicting illustration from Wyf of Bathes Tale (opposite page 350 in the book), in white, rose, blue, brown, and black calf with gilt lettering, richly gilt spine with raised bands, gilt-framed boards with gilt inner bordures and inlays, all edges gilt (Bayntun Riviere & Son, Bath). Red cloth case, slightly worn.

Second impression of the Popular Edition.