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

[picture: Decorative initial L]

Decorative initial L

Decorative initial letter “L” [more...] [$]

[picture: Page 501: the vine-leaf page border]

Page 501: the vine-leaf page border

A vine-leaf border with grapes; it is from a right-hand page 9a recto), page 501. If you use it for a left-hand page you should flip it so that the thicker side is towards the edge of the page. It’s fine as-is for a single page or a Web page (although if you are writing in Arabic or Hebrew or [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Kiss: the two lovers in the bedroom, a woodcut from page 501.]

The Kiss: the two lovers in the bedroom, a woodcut 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...] [$]


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