The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer [William Morris, Kelmscott Press] (page 2/3)

[picture: Title Page, Kelmscott Chaucer]

Title Page, Kelmscott Chaucer

The title page from the Kelmscott edition of the works of Chaucer is, unusually, printed on a verso (i.e. the left-hand page of a double-page opening), [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Full-page arts and craft movement border]

Full-page arts and craft movement border

This ful-page border, frame, or surround is made with an intricate design of grape leaves and swirling vines and includes bunches of grapes. [more...] [$]

[picture: Page 483: Troilus and Criseyde, Book 2 page image]

Page 483: Troilus and Criseyde, Book 2 page image

Troilus and Criseyde are shown on either side of a hexagonal table; there are plates of fruit and a flagon of drink. There is grass on the floor, suggesting a courtyard. This [...]Troilus and Criseyde. [more...] [$]

[picture: decorative letter ``I'']

decorative letter “I”

Decorative initial letter “I” suitable for use as a drop cap. [more...] [$]

[picture: Leafy Border from page 483]

Leafy Border from page 483

This is the leafy border that surrounds the page. [more...] [$]

[picture: Woodcut with border]

Woodcut with border

Troilus and Criseyde are shown on either side of a hexagonal table; there are plates of fruit and a flagon of drink. There is grass on the floor, suggesting a courtyard. This [...]Troilus and Criseyde. I have left the outer border but coloured it grey rather than black. [more...] [$]

[picture: Inner leafy border from page 483]

Inner leafy border from page 483

This is the leafy decorative border that surrounds the woodcut picture on page 483. There are flowers and leaves and I think a dandelion on the right. [more...] [$]

[picture: Troilus and Criseyde Exchange tokens]

Troilus and Criseyde Exchange tokens

This woodcut is from page 483; Troilus and Criseyde, a young man and a young woman respectively, are shown on either side of a hexagonal table; there are plates of fruit and a flagon of drink. [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Page 501: A Chaste Kiss -- Troilus and Criseyde Liber II]

Page 501: A Chaste Kiss – Troilus and Criseyde Liber II

From book two of Troilus and Criseyde, a 14th century poem written by Geoffrey Chaucer and here illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones and published in 1896 by William Morris. The picture shows Troilus, a Trojan prince, meeting with Criseyde, in a medieval bedroom. In the background [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The lovers, wallpaper edition, from page 501]

The lovers, wallpaper edition, from page 501

A man and a woman stand together in a bedroom; one kisses the cheek of the other. They are dressed in medieval costume. Although Troilus and Criseyde is set in ancient Greece, Chaucer was writing in the 14th century, and William Morris and Edward [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Leafy Border from page 501]

Leafy Border from page 501

This is the inner leafy border that surrounds the picture on page 501. [more...] [$]


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