Los Angeles: The Huntington Library, 1994. Prospectus for a facsimile edition of The Ellesmere Chaucer, an early edition of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, published jointly by the Huntington Library Press and Yushodo Co. Ltd. of Tokyo. Fo. 11-1/8 x 15-3/4 inches. Saddle-stitched coated stock. Four-color illustrations. Sample proof page with hand illuminations laid in. Photocopied 8-1/2 x 11 inch subscription form also laid in. Folded once, and with some staining along outer edge, overall Very Good Plus.
From the collection of Frederick Gale Ruffner, Jr. (1926-2014) the founder of the Detroit based reference book publisher, Gale Research. Item #67-0467