Lion & Unicorn Press - Chaucer (Geoffrey). The Merchant's Tale

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The Merchant's Tale, by Geoffrey Chaucer. Translated into modern English by Neville Coghill, With illustrations by Derek Cousins. Together with the version printed in the 1868-79 edition of the Ellemere Manuscript. Large Post 4to, 27cm, pp.68 + 66 vertical half-pages, The Lion & Unicorn Press [Royal College of Art], London, 1960.

Number 45 of 200 copies printed in black, brow and purple on hand-made and cream wove papers. Illustrated with 16 drawings in colour. Art bckram printed in black, with illustrations on the front and back, gold-blocked on front, back and spine, spine lettered in black and with black endpapers. A fine copy.

The modern English version is printed on the interleaved half-pages.

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