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Location: Cologny
Library / Collection: Fondation Martin Bodmer
Shelfmark: Cod. Bodmer 48
Manuscript title: Chaucer, Canterbury Tales (to l. 1061)
Caption: Paper · II + 247 + VI ff. · 28.7 x 19.5 cm · England · third quarter of the 15th century
Language: English
Manuscript summary: The "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucer, the "Father of English Poetry", have been preserved in 82 medieval manuscripts and four incunabula editions. The copy in CB 48 was made in the 15th century by a single scribe. The manuscript is still in its original binding of suede deerskin stretched over wooden covers.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.5076/e-codices-cb-0048
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