London: E. Rascol, 1866. First Edition. Large 8vo (260 x 165 mm). Contemporary Roxburghe binding, top edges gilt, others uncut (spine and binding extemities somewhat worn, 3 cm. crack at top of front cover). Inside back cover an early bookseller's label of the firm of [William] Downing, The Chaucer's Head, Birmingham. Item #2218
Edition limited to 250 copies. Valuable for the clear reproductions of 100 printers' marks, and with 36 additional pages of text and indices. This copy is NOT ex-library, nor are there any unsightly blemishes to the text or plates.
From the famed library of B.H. Breslauer (sale of the Bibliotheca Bibliographica Breslaueriana, Third Portion, 2005, lot 1620).
¶ Bigmore & Wyman I, 49.