February 18, 2021 10:00 EST

Books & Manuscripts

 
  Lot 23
 

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[Children's & Illustrated] Frink, Elisabeth
Etchings Illustrating Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales'

(London): (Leslie) Waddington (Prints Ltd), 1972. First and limited edition, one of 25 Hors de Commerce copies (#D280) (from a total of 300), signed and numbered by Frink. Elephant folio; 25 3/4 x 18 3/8 in. (654 x 467 mm). (192) pp. Introduction by Nevill Coghill. Illustrated with 19 etchings with aquatint by Frink, on J. Barcham Green wove paper. Sheets loose as issued; spotting on front and rear blanks; in green portfolio box, stamped in gilt; ties lacking; interior panels slightly worn and soiled.

Estimated at $1,200 - $1,800


 

(London): (Leslie) Waddington (Prints Ltd), 1972. First and limited edition, one of 25 Hors de Commerce copies (#D280) (from a total of 300), signed and numbered by Frink. Elephant folio; 25 3/4 x 18 3/8 in. (654 x 467 mm). (192) pp. Introduction by Nevill Coghill. Illustrated with 19 etchings with aquatint by Frink, on J. Barcham Green wove paper. Sheets loose as issued; spotting on front and rear blanks; in green portfolio box, stamped in gilt; ties lacking; interior panels slightly worn and soiled.

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