LIMITED EDITION of 88 copies, printed as a Keepsake by Olmsted and Levenson at Levenson's Tamalpais Press for presentation to members of the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco and other friends. Two early printed leaves of sixteenth-century black-letter folios tipped into a printed bifolium. Folio. 14 x 10 inches. The leaf from the undated edition (circa 1551) measures 11 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches. The second leaf, from the 1561 edition, measures 12 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Bifolium printed in black and red with explanatory text; the bifolium has shelf / use wear, marginal water-staining, and chips and creases at the extremities. Leaves in Very Good condition, bifolium in Good condition. The text on the bifolium "adapted by Duncan H. Olmsted from Charles Muscatine's The Book of Geoffrey Chaucer" explains the sources of the leaves and their typographical and historical significance. Charles Muscatine was an American academic specializing in medieval literature, particularly Chaucer; his work transformed Chaucer studies by turning attention to the French models for Chaucer's poetry. Reference: De Hamel and Silver, Disbound and Dispersed, # 140. p. 124. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Two Chaucer Leaves.
Publisher: Tamalpais Press,
Publication Date: 1965
Book Condition: Collectible: Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Overlook TP. Condition: Very Good. Light to moderate shelf wear. Complete. No apparent underlining/highlighting. Seller Inventory # 1032702
Book Description Macmillan Computer Publishing (a Pearson Education company), United States, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. In his new play, Chaucer in Rome, it is the year 2000, and Ron and his wife come to Rome to search for their son. And with his inimitable wit and understanding, Guare has written a scathingly funny satire on the warping hunger for fame, and the betrayal involved in creating art. Seller Inventory # BTE9781585672912
Book Description Overlook, 2002. Softcover (Stiff Card). Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Theatre & Plays; ISBN: 1585672912. ISBN/EAN: 9781585672912. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 22296. For further info on this title, click on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button directly underneath this listing. We will reply within 24 hours. Otherwise you can order right now (inclusive of shipping options) from the "Add to Basket" button to the right. Seller Inventory # 22296
Book Description Tamalpais Press, Berkeley, 1965. Pamphlet. Limited Edition. One of 88 copies, printed as a keepsake for presentation to members fo the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco. The leaves are from Chaucer editions of 1551 and 1561. FINE LEAVES IN FINE PRINTED WRAPPER. Seller Inventory # 22062
Book Description Tamalpais Press, 1965. No Binding. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. From an edition of 88 copies of a keepsake printed by Duncan H. Olmsted and Roger Levenson for presentation to members of the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco and other friends. The leaves are from a 1551 edition of Chaucer and from a 1561 production. Held in a printed folio sheet. Seller Inventory # 000227
Book Description Book Club of California // Tamalpais Press 1963/65, San Francisco, 1963. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. First edition. Lovely, solidly near fine copy in acetate jacket. illustrated with facsimiles, tipped in color frontispiece. (Folio) One of 450 copies designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. First Edition with a leaf from the 1561 edition bound in (form the Squires Tale) . This copy also comes with the publication, "Two Chaucer Leaves" (Tamalpais Press 1965) laid in. This presents two additional original leaves; one from an undated edition (ca. 1551) and the other from the 1561 edition. Both are leaves from the Parson's Tale. Prospectus for the book also laid in. A tidy package with three leaves. The book itself (64pp) provides a very interesting publishing history and is worthwhile in its own right (not always true of these leaf books). Hamel & Silver, Disbound and Dispersed 128 and 140. Seller Inventory # 3924