Troilus and Criseyde
Illustrated by Eric Gill
Limited to 1,250 hand-numbered copies
A masterly facsimile of the acclaimed Golden Cockerel Press edition of Chaucer’s masterpiece, this edition unites the talents of typographer Robert Gibbings and engraver Eric Gill.
A masterly facsimile of the acclaimed Golden Cockerel Press edition of Chaucer’s masterpiece, this beautiful work unites the talents of typographer Robert Gibbings and artist-engraver Eric Gill. Designed to capture the beauty and grace of the great medieval psalters and books of hours this masterpiece embraces traditional styles to create a truly modern and unique work of art. This Folio Society limited edition has been produced to exacting standards, from the choice of materials to the traditional craftsmanship of binding the books.
Limited to 1,250 copies
Printed on Rigoletto Panna felt-marked paper
5 full-page illustrations
Elaborate title page and decorative borders throughout
Bound in leather
Blocked in 22-carat gold with a design by Neil Gower from Gill’s original engraving
Gilded on all three page edges
12½˝ x 7¾˝
Essays by Roderick Cave and Professor Barry Windeatt quarter-bound in buckram with Merida paper sides
Bound in buckram with gold blocking on the spine