1822 The First Pickering edition

Tyrwhitt, Thomas, ed.  The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer; with an essay upon his language and versification, an introductory discourse, notes, and a glossary.  London: W. Pickering, 1822.  This is the much better known, first Pickering edition published in 1822.  On the frontispiece of Vol. 2 is an incredibly detailed reproduction of the large original Stothard original engraving.  This engraving measures 6 3/4″ x 2″.

frontispiece vol 1-Chaucer

frontispiece vol. 2-Stothard’s Canterbury Pilgrims


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