The Tale Of The Emperor Coustans And Of Over Sea

[KELMSCOTT PRESS] Morris, William

Published by Kelmscott Press, 1894
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130 pages. 4.5 x 11 cm. Limited edition, one of 525 copies. printed in Chaucer type in black and red with wood-cut title page, borders and initials. A medieval French tale translated by Morris. Full "cafe-au-lait" crushed morocco with an exceedingly handsome design in the French style, impressed on the side in gilt and in blind. With a geometric border of gilt and blind lines interlaced, gilt paneled back, inner dentelles, doublures of red levant with end-leaves of ribbed brown silk -- Bound by Lortic. PETERSON A26. Fine. Aeg. Housed in repaired brown cloth box. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Tale Of The Emperor Coustans And Of Over...
Publisher: Kelmscott Press
Publication Date: 1894
Binding: leather_bound

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KELMSCOTT PRESS. MORRIS, William.
Published by Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith (1894)
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Book Description Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. One of 500 copies printed on paper, in black and red in Chaucer type by William Morris at his Kelmscott Press. Small 8vo, bound by Riviere in extremely attractive full red morocco covered in floral tooling in gilt on both sides, spine in compartments with gilt decoration in each panel and gilt lettering, top edge gilt, others uncut, signed by Riviere & Son in gilt on upper turn-in, green silk endpapers, original wrappers bound in. An extremely bright, handsome copy with only very slight rubbing to the joints. This tale of love, faith and chivalry was translated by Morris from the medieval French text. A very elegant copy. The handsome binding was exhibited at Kroch's Book Exhibit in the The Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago in 1933 - the perfectly preserved exhibition ticket in inserted loose. Bookseller Inventory # 8024

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Book Description Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. One of 500 copies printed on paper, in black and red in Chaucer type by William Morris at his Kelmscott Press. Small 8vo, bound by Zaehnsdorf in extremely attractive full green morocco ornately decorated with fine folliate tooling in gilt on both sides, spine in compartments with gilt decoration in each panel and gilt lettering, turn-ins decorated with gilt leaf sprays, top edge gilt, others uncut, signed by Zaehsndorf in gilt on upper turn-in, green silk endpapers, original wrappers bound in. A very good pretty copy with the usual darkening to this shade of green morocco to the spine and edges This tale of love, faith and chivalry was translated by Morris from the medieval French text. A very elegant copy. The handsome binding was exhibited at Kroch's Book Exhibit in the The Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago in 1933 - the perfectly preserved exhibition ticket in inserted loose. Bookseller Inventory # 8025

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