The Canterbury Tales

Title:
The Canterbury Tales
Library:
Huntington Library
Language:
Middle English
City:
SAN MARINO, CA, USA
Shelf Mark:
Ms. EL 26 C 9
Alternate Names:
The Ellesmere Chaucer
Origin:
England
Dimensions:
240 folios - ca. 400 x 284 mm.
Date Description:
15th century
Author:
Geoffrey Chaucer
Content:
The Canterbury Tales --
Hand:
Anglicana Formata and Bastard Anglicana
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Well-known representations of the various speakers (Canterbury Tales) -- ornamental marginalia --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize PR 1866 .W76 1995 Non-Circulating -- Commentary volume: Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Reference (Rm. 715) PR1866 W763 E44 1995
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete. Color -- Full;-size -- this version of the facsimile is unbound, in separate gatherings boxed together -- There is also a monochromatic facsimile made in 1997, on paper with slight margins around each reproduced page: Hesburgh Library Oversize PR 1866 .W66 1997 (this copy can be checked out).
Publication Date:
1995
Place of Publication:
San Marino, CA, USA, and Tokyo, Japan
Publisher:
Huntington Library Press and Yushodo Co.
Printer:
Mizuno Pritech Co., Japan
Notes:
Photography: Robert Schlosser, USA -- High-definition process: Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Japan -- Printing ink: Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Japan -- Gilt: 24 karat gold by Nakajima Kinzoku Hakufun Co., Japan -- Paper: Fine Art Exhibition Paper by Wiggins Teape, U.K. --Binding: BookLab, U.S.A. Commentary volume: Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Reference (Rm. 715) PR1866 W763 E44 1995 Non-Circulating -- Martin Stevens & Daniel Woodward (editors). Essays by M. B. Parkes, A. I. Doyle, Jeremy J. Smith, Kathleen L. Scott, Alan T. Gaylord, Richard K. Emmerson, Betsy Bowden, N. F. Blake, Ralph Hanna III, Helen Cooper, Derek Pearsall, Laura Kendrick, Alfred David, Toshiyuki Takamiya.
Bibliography:
http://sunsite3.berkeley.edu/hehweb/EL26C9.html for much more detail --
Type of Text:
secular, vernacular, vernacular literature, verse