This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 Excerpt: ...lionorii Avcusti Prir/atw, 11. 3-10. 109. . Infimo, i. 83. 113. Cytktrea, Venus. 117. reference to the planet Venus, ray, saw. 127. Cp. ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 Excerpt: ...lionorii Avcusti Prir/atw, 11. 3-10. 109. . Infimo, i. 83. 113. Cytktrea, Venus. 117. reference to the planet Venus, ray, saw. 127. Cp. Inferno, ui. I ff. Ther grene and lusty May shal ever endure; 130 This is the wey to al good aventure; Be glad, thow reder and thysorweof-caste. Al open am I, pas in and sped the faste!' 'Thurgh me men gon, ' than spak that other syde, 'Unto the mortal strokes of the spere Of which Disdaynand Daungeris thegyde, Ther never tre shal fruyt ne leves bere. 1 tus streein you leilerirtoThe sorwful were Ther as the fish in prison is al drye; Tlieschewyng is only the remedye.' 140 Thise vers of gold and blak y-writen were. The whiche I gan a-stonied to be-holde; For with that oon encresede ay my fere, And with that other gan myn herte bolde; That oon me hette, that other dide me colde; No wit hadde I, for errour, for to chese To entre or fleen, or me to save or lese. Right as be-twixen adamauntes two Of even myght a pece of yren set, 149 That hath no myght to me ve to ne fro, --For what that oon may hale that other let, --Ferde I, that nyste whether me was best To entre or leve, til African, my gyde, . Me hente, and shoof in at the gates wyde. And seyde, 'It stondeth writen in thy face Thynerrour, though thou telle it not to me, But dred thee not to come in-to this place, For thiswrityng nis no thyng ment by thee, Ne by noon, but he Loves servaunt be, For thou of love hast lost thy tast, I gesse, As seek man hath of swete and bitternesse. 'But natheles, al-though that thou be dulle, 162 Yit that thou canst not do, yit mayst thou se, For many a man that may not stonde a pulle, It liketh him at wrastlyng for to be, And...
Fine. London: The Folio Society, 2008. Reprint. Hardcover. 559 pp. As new, in a near fine slipcase. Faint sunning with light wear to the slipcase; a vertical wrinkle in the paper at the spine. Bound in elaborate gilt decorated red-brown buckram measuring 17" x 12" x 3." Essay at the end by William Peterson. This edition based on the limited edition released by The Folio Society in 2002, which in turn was based upon the best of the Kelmscott Chaucer facsimiles, the Basilisk Press facsimile. International customers please inquire for postage.
Fine. Elephant Folio-over 15"-23" tall This book is in fine condition. The red/brown cover is decorated in gilt as are the top edges of the pages. The end papers are brown in color and the book ribbon is black. The slip case has a few small smudges and is otherwise in fine, sound condition.
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