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The prologue to the Canterbury tales

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer; Ron King; Circle Press.; Martin S. Ackerman Foundation,
Publisher: Guildford, Eng. : Circle Press Publications, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English, Middle [1100-1500] : 2nd ed., [limited set issue]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Private press books (Publishing)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Chaucer; Ron King; Circle Press.; Martin S. Ackerman Foundation,
ISBN: 0901380326 9780901380326
OCLC Number: 10973807
Notes: All issued in portfolio (43 cm.).
Text of the Prologue in Middle English.
This issue includes "a soft-ground etching by Ronald King ... especially drawn and printed by the artist to make up a limited set of 50 Prologues with ten of the original prints, described on the justification page" of the text.--Cf. Folder of etching.
Each print is inserted into a folder containing a specially written poem, or literary comment, related to Chaucer's text.--Cf. Colophon.
RBR has etching no. 43, numbered and signed by the artist; with prints V (lithograph), VII, VIII, XI, XII, XIV, XV, XVI, XIX, and XX.
Text is that of the 2nd ed., published by Circle Press Publications, 1978.
Version XIV on spine.
RBR has text no. 122, initialed by the artist.
"This book [i.e. text] has been hand-set and printed letterpress ... at Seven Corners Press, Guildford and at Charles Mitchell Ltd., Woking ... the prints [i.e text prints] were ... printed at Loddon Displays, Guildford and Pegasus Print & Display, London ... The signed screen-prints were also printed at Circle Press ... and the five lithographs ... printed at Bath Academy of Art."--Colophon.
Description: [8], ix-xi, 57, [2] pages : color illustrations ; 40 cm + 1 etching + 10 prints
Other Titles: Canterbury tales.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Chaucer ; with original screen images designed by Ronald King.

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