Leaf from The Canterbury Tales

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Title

Leaf from The Canterbury Tales

Description

Leaf 277 from the Tale of Melibee (Melibeus’s tale) from the first printed edition of the Canterbury tales. Consists of 29 lines printed in batarde type on both sides, with one 2-line initial in red at the 18th line down, on recto.

Creator

Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400

Publisher

Westminster: William Caxton

Date

between 1476 and 1478

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Original Format

Leaf from a printed book

Citation

Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400, “Leaf from The Canterbury Tales,” KU Libraries Exhibits, accessed December 7, 2021, https://exhibits.lib.ku.edu/items/show/7232.