printed in the 15th or 16th century, not long after the printing of the
Gutenberg Bible. In fact, it was printed in 1896. Its intentions, however, were
very much rooted in the early history of the printed book. The publisher was the
founder of the Kelmscott Press, William Morris, who was not only a noted printer
and typographer, but also a famous commentator on a vast array of subjects, from
the design of textiles and furniture to politics and social studies. The
Kelmscott Chaucer was Morris’ response to what he considered the cheap quality
of books of the time…"
The Kelmscott Chaucer
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