Tales From Chaucer The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer: Selected Tales Told for Young People.
The Heritage Press
Chaucer, Geoffrey (adapted by Charles Cowden Clarke).
Quarto. XX, 182pp. Original publisher's paper covered slipcase, with title-labels laid on covers. Pictorial cloth with blue lettering on spine. Double-page color frontispiece depicting the pilgrims. This fascinating work is a compilation of ten stories selected from Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" that were adapted by Clarke for young readers and who supplied two introductions: one for a child, one for an adult, plus some words about the tales first written in the 1300s. Each story has a magnificent color plate for each character's tale. Some age wear on slipcase with spine and edges slightly sunned. Minor rubbing along edges. Slipcase in overall good, binding and interior in near to fine condition.
Book ID: 26027