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  • Softcover. Condition: Ausreichend. Quarto, ca. 289 x 210 mm pp. 293-294 & 299-300 = u3+6. Folded leaf. Uncut. Ein unbeschnittenes Doppelblatt. Sprache: Englisch, (Pp. 293-294 stained. Marginal tear to fol. u3, p. 299 good. Seiten 293-294 angestaubt, knickspurig und mit Einriss, sonst sauber). Proof. The printed edition consists of 300 paper copies and ten vellum copies. Printed between April and the end of September 1893 with the Golden Type. - Probedruck. Die Auflage erschien in nur 300 Exemplaren auf handgeschöpftem Bütten und 10 auf Pergament; Gesamtauflage 310 Exemplare. Satz in Golden type. Probedruck. "Johannes Wilhelm Meinhold (geb. 27. Februar 1797 in Netzelkow auf Usedom; gest. 30. November 1851 in Charlottenburg) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, Doktor der Theologie und Pfarrer. Als sein wichtigstes Werk gilt der 1843 veröffentlichte Roman 'Maria Schweidler, die Bernsteinhexe'. (.) Sein 1847 veröffentlichter Roman 'Sidonia von Bork, die Klosterhexe' beruht im Unterschied zu der reinen Fiktion der Bernsteinhexe auf einem historischen Vorbild, nämlich dem Schicksal der pommerschen Adeligen Sidonia von Borcke (1548 - 1620). Die Übersetzung ins Englische bersorgte Jane Frances Agnes Elgee, spätere Jane Francesca Lady Wilde und Mutter von Oscar Wilde. Dieser Roman entfaltete erheblichen Einfluss auf die Themen der Künstler- und Literatenkreise in den angelsächsischen Ländern. Die Präraffaeliten um Edward Burne-Jones, John Ruskin und Dante Gabriel Rossetti waren von diesem Aspekt der Deutschen Romantik, der Darstellung des Bösen, fasziniert. Burne-Jones malte die beschriebenen Charaktere Sidonia und Clara von Borck (heute Tate Gallery London) ganz zu Beginn seiner Laufbahn. Noch 1893 ließ William Morris 'Sidonia the Sorceress' in einer aufwändig geschmückten Ausgabe der Londoner Kelmscott Press neu herausbringen." (Wikipedia). Cf.: Peterson A19 - Tomkinson 112,19 - Forman 220 - Franklin 190 - Cockerell 19 - Ransom 327,19. - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. 100 Gramm.

  • Softcover. Condition: Gut. Quarto, ca. 289 x 211 mm pp. 273-274 & 287-288 = t1+8. Folded leaf. Uncut. Ein unbeschnittenes Doppelblatt. Sprache: Englisch, (Outer margins lightly browned, some stains. Else very good. Leichter Staubrand, minimal knickspurig, sonst gut erhalten). Proof. The printed edition consists of 300 paper copies and ten vellum copies. Printed between April and the end of September 1893 with the Golden Type. - Probedruck. Die Auflage erschien in nur 300 Exemplaren auf handgeschöpftem Bütten und 10 auf Pergament; Gesamtauflage 310 Exemplare. Satz in Golden type. Probedruck. "Johannes Wilhelm Meinhold (geb. 27. Februar 1797 in Netzelkow auf Usedom; gest. 30. November 1851 in Charlottenburg) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, Doktor der Theologie und Pfarrer. Als sein wichtigstes Werk gilt der 1843 veröffentlichte Roman 'Maria Schweidler, die Bernsteinhexe'. (.) Sein 1847 veröffentlichter Roman 'Sidonia von Bork, die Klosterhexe' beruht im Unterschied zu der reinen Fiktion der Bernsteinhexe auf einem historischen Vorbild, nämlich dem Schicksal der pommerschen Adeligen Sidonia von Borcke (1548 - 1620). Die Übersetzung ins Englische bersorgte Jane Frances Agnes Elgee, spätere Jane Francesca Lady Wilde und Mutter von Oscar Wilde. Dieser Roman entfaltete erheblichen Einfluss auf die Themen der Künstler- und Literatenkreise in den angelsächsischen Ländern. Die Präraffaeliten um Edward Burne-Jones, John Ruskin und Dante Gabriel Rossetti waren von diesem Aspekt der Deutschen Romantik, der Darstellung des Bösen, fasziniert. Burne-Jones malte die beschriebenen Charaktere Sidonia und Clara von Borck (heute Tate Gallery London) ganz zu Beginn seiner Laufbahn. Noch 1893 ließ William Morris 'Sidonia the Sorceress' in einer aufwändig geschmückten Ausgabe der Londoner Kelmscott Press neu herausbringen." (Wikipedia). Cf.: Peterson A19 - Tomkinson 112,19 - Forman 220 - Franklin 190 - Cockerell 19 - Ransom 327,19. - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. 100 Gramm.

  • Softcover. Condition: Gut. Quarto, ca. 288 x 206 mm pp. 101-102 & 107-108 = h3+6. Folded leaf. Uncut. Unbeschnittenes Doppelblatt. Sprache: Englisch, (Page 108 lightly stained, else very good. Seite 108 fleckig, sonst gut erhalten). Proof. The printed edition consists of 300 paper copies and ten vellum copies. Printed between April and the end of September 1893 with the Golden Type. - Probedruck. Die Auflage erschien in nur 300 Exemplaren auf handgeschöpftem Bütten und 10 auf Pergament; Gesamtauflage 310 Exemplare. Satz in Golden type. Probedruck. "Johannes Wilhelm Meinhold (geb. 27. Februar 1797 in Netzelkow auf Usedom; gest. 30. November 1851 in Charlottenburg) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, Doktor der Theologie und Pfarrer. Als sein wichtigstes Werk gilt der 1843 veröffentlichte Roman 'Maria Schweidler, die Bernsteinhexe'. (.) Sein 1847 veröffentlichter Roman 'Sidonia von Bork, die Klosterhexe' beruht im Unterschied zu der reinen Fiktion der Bernsteinhexe auf einem historischen Vorbild, nämlich dem Schicksal der pommerschen Adeligen Sidonia von Borcke (1548 - 1620). Die Übersetzung ins Englische bersorgte Jane Frances Agnes Elgee, spätere Jane Francesca Lady Wilde und Mutter von Oscar Wilde. Dieser Roman entfaltete erheblichen Einfluss auf die Themen der Künstler- und Literatenkreise in den angelsächsischen Ländern. Die Präraffaeliten um Edward Burne-Jones, John Ruskin und Dante Gabriel Rossetti waren von diesem Aspekt der Deutschen Romantik, der Darstellung des Bösen, fasziniert. Burne-Jones malte die beschriebenen Charaktere Sidonia und Clara von Borck (heute Tate Gallery London) ganz zu Beginn seiner Laufbahn. Noch 1893 ließ William Morris 'Sidonia the Sorceress' in einer aufwändig geschmückten Ausgabe der Londoner Kelmscott Press neu herausbringen." (Wikipedia). Cf.: Peterson A19 - Tomkinson 112,19 - Forman 220 - Franklin 190 - Cockerell 19 - Ransom 327,19. - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. 100 Gramm.

  • Softcover. Quarto, ca. 285 x 207 mm pp. 87-90 = g2+3. Folded leaf. Uncut. Unbeschnittenes Doppelblatt. Sprache: Englisch, (Very good. Wohlerhalten). Proof. The printed edition consists of 300 paper copies and ten vellum copies. Printed between April and the end of September 1893 with the Golden Type. - Probedruck. Die Auflage erschien in nur 300 Exemplaren auf handgeschöpftem Bütten und 10 auf Pergament; Gesamtauflage 310 Exemplare. Satz in Golden type. Probedruck. "Johannes Wilhelm Meinhold (geb. 27. Februar 1797 in Netzelkow auf Usedom; gest. 30. November 1851 in Charlottenburg) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, Doktor der Theologie und Pfarrer. Als sein wichtigstes Werk gilt der 1843 veröffentlichte Roman 'Maria Schweidler, die Bernsteinhexe'. (.) Sein 1847 veröffentlichter Roman 'Sidonia von Bork, die Klosterhexe' beruht im Unterschied zu der reinen Fiktion der Bernsteinhexe auf einem historischen Vorbild, nämlich dem Schicksal der pommerschen Adeligen Sidonia von Borcke (1548 - 1620). Die Übersetzung ins Englische bersorgte Jane Frances Agnes Elgee, spätere Jane Francesca Lady Wilde und Mutter von Oscar Wilde. Dieser Roman entfaltete erheblichen Einfluss auf die Themen der Künstler- und Literatenkreise in den angelsächsischen Ländern. Die Präraffaeliten um Edward Burne-Jones, John Ruskin und Dante Gabriel Rossetti waren von diesem Aspekt der Deutschen Romantik, der Darstellung des Bösen, fasziniert. Burne-Jones malte die beschriebenen Charaktere Sidonia und Clara von Borck (heute Tate Gallery London) ganz zu Beginn seiner Laufbahn. Noch 1893 ließ William Morris 'Sidonia the Sorceress' in einer aufwändig geschmückten Ausgabe der Londoner Kelmscott Press neu herausbringen." (Wikipedia). Cf.: Peterson A19 - Tomkinson 112,19 - Forman 220 - Franklin 190 - Cockerell 19 - Ransom 327,19. - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. 100 Gramm.

  • Softcover. Quarto, ca. 286 x 207 mm pp. 145-146 & 159-160 = l1+8. Folded leaf. Uncut. Unbeschnittenes Doppelblatt. Sprache: Englisch, (Very good. Wohlerhalten). Proof. The printed edition consists of 300 paper copies and ten vellum copies. Printed between April and the end of September 1893 with the Golden Type. - Probedruck. Die Auflage erschien in nur 300 Exemplaren auf handgeschöpftem Bütten und 10 auf Pergament; Gesamtauflage 310 Exemplare. Satz in Golden type. Probedruck. "Johannes Wilhelm Meinhold (geb. 27. Februar 1797 in Netzelkow auf Usedom; gest. 30. November 1851 in Charlottenburg) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, Doktor der Theologie und Pfarrer. Als sein wichtigstes Werk gilt der 1843 veröffentlichte Roman 'Maria Schweidler, die Bernsteinhexe'. (.) Sein 1847 veröffentlichter Roman 'Sidonia von Bork, die Klosterhexe' beruht im Unterschied zu der reinen Fiktion der Bernsteinhexe auf einem historischen Vorbild, nämlich dem Schicksal der pommerschen Adeligen Sidonia von Borcke (1548 - 1620). Die Übersetzung ins Englische bersorgte Jane Frances Agnes Elgee, spätere Jane Francesca Lady Wilde und Mutter von Oscar Wilde. Dieser Roman entfaltete erheblichen Einfluss auf die Themen der Künstler- und Literatenkreise in den angelsächsischen Ländern. Die Präraffaeliten um Edward Burne-Jones, John Ruskin und Dante Gabriel Rossetti waren von diesem Aspekt der Deutschen Romantik, der Darstellung des Bösen, fasziniert. Burne-Jones malte die beschriebenen Charaktere Sidonia und Clara von Borck (heute Tate Gallery London) ganz zu Beginn seiner Laufbahn. Noch 1893 ließ William Morris 'Sidonia the Sorceress' in einer aufwändig geschmückten Ausgabe der Londoner Kelmscott Press neu herausbringen." (Wikipedia). Cf.: Peterson A19 - Tomkinson 112,19 - Forman 220 - Franklin 190 - Cockerell 19 - Ransom 327,19. - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. 100 Gramm.

  • Softcover. Quarto, ca. 289 x 210 mm pp. 199-202 = o4+5. Folded leaf. Uncut. Ein unbeschnittenes Doppelblatt. Sprache: Englisch, (Very good. Wohlerhalten). Proof. The printed edition consists of 300 paper copies and ten vellum copies. Printed between April and the end of September 1893 with the Golden Type. - Probedruck. Die Auflage erschien in nur 300 Exemplaren auf handgeschöpftem Bütten und 10 auf Pergament; Gesamtauflage 310 Exemplare. Satz in Golden type. Probedruck. "Johannes Wilhelm Meinhold (geb. 27. Februar 1797 in Netzelkow auf Usedom; gest. 30. November 1851 in Charlottenburg) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, Doktor der Theologie und Pfarrer. Als sein wichtigstes Werk gilt der 1843 veröffentlichte Roman 'Maria Schweidler, die Bernsteinhexe'. (.) Sein 1847 veröffentlichter Roman 'Sidonia von Bork, die Klosterhexe' beruht im Unterschied zu der reinen Fiktion der Bernsteinhexe auf einem historischen Vorbild, nämlich dem Schicksal der pommerschen Adeligen Sidonia von Borcke (1548 - 1620). Die Übersetzung ins Englische bersorgte Jane Frances Agnes Elgee, spätere Jane Francesca Lady Wilde und Mutter von Oscar Wilde. Dieser Roman entfaltete erheblichen Einfluss auf die Themen der Künstler- und Literatenkreise in den angelsächsischen Ländern. Die Präraffaeliten um Edward Burne-Jones, John Ruskin und Dante Gabriel Rossetti waren von diesem Aspekt der Deutschen Romantik, der Darstellung des Bösen, fasziniert. Burne-Jones malte die beschriebenen Charaktere Sidonia und Clara von Borck (heute Tate Gallery London) ganz zu Beginn seiner Laufbahn. Noch 1893 ließ William Morris 'Sidonia the Sorceress' in einer aufwändig geschmückten Ausgabe der Londoner Kelmscott Press neu herausbringen." (Wikipedia). Cf.: Peterson A19 - Tomkinson 112,19 - Forman 220 - Franklin 190 - Cockerell 19 - Ransom 327,19. - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. 100 Gramm.

  • Kelmscott Press] Caxton, William

    Published by Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1892

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    Condition: Very Good. This monumental three volume work was one of the early achievements of the renowned Kelmscott Press. This is a single sheet from the book (pages 159-160 from Volume I) with one ten-line and one six-line beautiful ornamental initials designed by William Morris. Printed in Golden type on Flower paper. Small chips and light browning to margins otherwise very good condition. PRI/120518.

  • Softcover. Quarto, ca. 287 x 206 mm. pp. 341-342 & 347-348 = z3+6. Folded leaf. Uncut. Ein unbeschnittenes Doppelblatt. Sprache: Englisch, (Very good. Wohlerhalten). Proof. The printed edition consists of 300 paper copies and ten vellum copies. Printed between April and the end of September 1893 with the Golden Type. - Probedruck. Die Auflage erschien in nur 300 Exemplaren auf handgeschöpftem Bütten und 10 auf Pergament; Gesamtauflage 310 Exemplare. Satz in Golden type. "Johannes Wilhelm Meinhold (geb. 27. Februar 1797 in Netzelkow auf Usedom; gest. 30. November 1851 in Charlottenburg) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, Doktor der Theologie und Pfarrer. Als sein wichtigstes Werk gilt der 1843 veröffentlichte Roman 'Maria Schweidler, die Bernsteinhexe'. (.) Sein 1847 veröffentlichter Roman 'Sidonia von Bork, die Klosterhexe' beruht im Unterschied zu der reinen Fiktion der Bernsteinhexe auf einem historischen Vorbild, nämlich dem Schicksal der pommerschen Adeligen Sidonia von Borcke (1548 - 1620). Die Übersetzung ins Englische bersorgte Jane Frances Agnes Elgee, spätere Jane Francesca Lady Wilde und Mutter von Oscar Wilde. Dieser Roman entfaltete erheblichen Einfluss auf die Themen der Künstler- und Literatenkreise in den angelsächsischen Ländern. Die Präraffaeliten um Edward Burne-Jones, John Ruskin und Dante Gabriel Rossetti waren von diesem Aspekt der Deutschen Romantik, der Darstellung des Bösen, fasziniert. Burne-Jones malte die beschriebenen Charaktere Sidonia und Clara von Borck (heute Tate Gallery London) ganz zu Beginn seiner Laufbahn. Noch 1893 ließ William Morris 'Sidonia the Sorceress' in einer aufwändig geschmückten Ausgabe der Londoner Kelmscott Press neu herausbringen." (Wikipedia). Cf.: Peterson A19 - Tomkinson 112,19 - Forman 220 - Franklin 190 - Cockerell 19 - Ransom 327,19. - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. 100 Gramm.

  • Hardcover. Quarto, ca. 285 x 207 mm. pp. 423-426 = ee4-5. Folded leaf. Uncut. Ein unbeschnittenes Doppelblatt. Sprache: Englisch, (Very good. Wohlerhalten). Proof. The printed edition consists of 300 paper copies and ten vellum copies. Printed between April and the end of September 1893 with the Golden Type. - Probedruck. Die Auflage erschien in nur 300 Exemplaren auf handgeschöpftem Bütten und 10 auf Pergament; Gesamtauflage 310 Exemplare. Satz in Golden type. Probedruck. "Johannes Wilhelm Meinhold (geb. 27. Februar 1797 in Netzelkow auf Usedom; gest. 30. November 1851 in Charlottenburg) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, Doktor der Theologie und Pfarrer. Als sein wichtigstes Werk gilt der 1843 veröffentlichte Roman 'Maria Schweidler, die Bernsteinhexe'. (.) Sein 1847 veröffentlichter Roman 'Sidonia von Bork, die Klosterhexe' beruht im Unterschied zu der reinen Fiktion der Bernsteinhexe auf einem historischen Vorbild, nämlich dem Schicksal der pommerschen Adeligen Sidonia von Borcke (1548 - 1620). Die Übersetzung ins Englische bersorgte Jane Frances Agnes Elgee, spätere Jane Francesca Lady Wilde und Mutter von Oscar Wilde. Dieser Roman entfaltete erheblichen Einfluss auf die Themen der Künstler- und Literatenkreise in den angelsächsischen Ländern. Die Präraffaeliten um Edward Burne-Jones, John Ruskin und Dante Gabriel Rossetti waren von diesem Aspekt der Deutschen Romantik, der Darstellung des Bösen, fasziniert. Burne-Jones malte die beschriebenen Charaktere Sidonia und Clara von Borck (heute Tate Gallery London) ganz zu Beginn seiner Laufbahn. Noch 1893 ließ William Morris 'Sidonia the Sorceress' in einer aufwändig geschmückten Ausgabe der Londoner Kelmscott Press neu herausbringen." (Wikipedia). Cf.: Peterson A19 - Tomkinson 112,19 - Forman 220 - Franklin 190 - Cockerell 19 - Ransom 327,19. - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. 100 Gramm.

  • Kelmscott Press] Morris, William

    Published by Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1896

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    Condition: Near Fine. The Earthly Paradise was a collection of epic and romantic poems by William Morris (1834-1896) that first appeared in 1868-1870 when he was still in his thirties, and established Morris's reputation as an important poet. He planned to do an edition elaborately illustrated by his great friend, the artist Edward Burne-Jones but it was never realized. This Kelmscott Press edition had eight volumes that were issued between July 1896 and September 1897. There were 225 paper copies and 6 copies on vellum. These eight leaves are from volume five and contain pages 33-48 of The Land East of the Sun and West of the Moon. They are collected as one signature. The beautiful text pages have one 10-line decorated initial and twenty-four 4-line initials. Printed on Apple paper in Golden type using red and black inks. This was the first book in which Apple paper was used. Pages measure 6.5 x 9.5 inches. Except for some light browning to page edges the leaves are in near fine condition. An excellent example of the typography and printing of the Kelmscott Press and a wonderful addition to a teaching collection. PRI/070320.

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    Kelmscott Press] Voragine, Jacobus de; William Caxton, translator and printer

    Published by Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1892

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    Condition: Very Good. William Morris greatly admired The Golden Legend, a medieval collection of saints' lives. It was one of the first books printed in England by William Caxton, (1422- 1491), the first English printer, who, as a translator and publisher, exerted an important influence on English literature. In his bibliography of the Kelmscott Press, William Peterson writes that The Golden Legend was intended to be the first book produced by the press, but because of its length and some problems with paper delivery, Morris was forced to issue several shorter volumes before it was completed. The book was completed in three volumes and a celebratory dinner was held in October 1892 (Bibliography pages 19-24). It was printed in Golden type on Flower paper. These 6 leaves display the fine printing and handsome Morris-designed ornamental initials. The leaves comprise pages 3-4, 13-14, 296-297, 368-367, 499-500, 523-524. There are eleven 6-line initials and three 10-line initials. The pages are in very good condition although the leaf with pages 368-369 show some aging and has the name C.B. Foote and New York written upside down in ink at the bottom of page 368. A nice addition to a teaching collection for the printing arts and history of the book.

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    Kelmscott Press] Morris, William

    Published by Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1896

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    Condition: Near Fine. The Earthly Paradise was a collection of epic and romantic poems by William Morris (1834-1896) that first appeared in 1868-1870 when he was still in his thirties, and established Morris's reputation as an important poet. He planned to do an edition elaborately illustrated by his great friend, the artist Edward Burne-Jones but it was never realized. This Kelmscott Press edition had eight volumes that were issued between July 1896 and September 1897. There were 225 paper copies and 6 copies on vellum. These eight leaves are from volume five and contain pages 49-64 of The Land East of the Sun and West of the Moon. They are collected as one signature. The beautiful text pages have two 6-line decorated initials and twenty 4-line initials. Printed on Apple paper in Golden type using red and black inks. This was the first book in which Apple paper was used. Pages measure 6.5 x 9.5 inches. Except for some light browning to page edges the leaves are in near fine condition. An excellent example of the typography and printing of the Kelmscott Press and a wonderful addition to a teaching collection. PRI/070320.

  • Kelmscott Press] Voragine, Jacobus de; William Caxton, translator and printer

    Published by Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1892

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    Condition: Very Good. William Morris greatly admired The Golden Legend, a medieval collection of saints' lives. It was one of the first books printed in England by William Caxton, (1422- 1491), the first English printer, who, as a translator and publisher, exerted an important influence on English literature. In his bibliography of the Kelmscott Press, William Peterson writes that The Golden Legend was intended to be the first book produced by the press, but because of its length and some problems with paper delivery, Morris was forced to issue several shorter volumes before it was completed. The book was completed in three volumes and a celebratory dinner was held in October 1892 (Bibliography pages 19-24). It was printed in Golden type on Flower paper. These 6 leaves display the fine printing and handsome Morris-designed ornamental initials. The leaves comprise pages 575-576, 583-584, 585-586, 597-601. There are seven 6-line initials and two 10-line initials. The pages are in very good condition with slight aging to margins. A nice addition to a teaching collection for the printing arts and history of the book. PRI/070920.

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    Kelmscott Press] Voragine, Jacobus de; William Caxton, translator and printer

    Published by Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1892

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    Condition: Very Good. William Morris greatly admired The Golden Legend, a medieval collection of saints' lives. It was one of the first books printed in England by William Caxton, (1422- 1491), the first English printer, who, as a translator and publisher, exerted an important influence on English literature. In his bibliography of the Kelmscott Press, William Peterson writes that The Golden Legend was intended to be the first book produced by the press, but because of its length and some problems with paper delivery, Morris was forced to issue several shorter volumes before it was completed. The book was completed in three volumes and a celebratory dinner was held in October 1892 (Bibliography pages 19-24). It was printed in Golden type on Flower paper. These 6 leaves display the fine printing and handsome Morris-designed ornamental initials. The leaves comprise pages 563-574. There are twenty-three 6-line initials and two 10-line initials.They are attached as in a signature. The pages are in very good condition with slight aging to margins. A nice addition to a teaching collection for the printing arts and history of the book. PRI/070920.

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    Kelmscott Press] Morris, William

    Published by Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1897

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    Condition: Near Fine. Six Leaves, pages 83-94, from "The Wanderers and March" in The Earthly Paradise that offer a wonderful example of the fine printing of the Kelmscott Press and the impressive poetry of Morris. Pages 83-90 are from "The Wanderers". Pages 91-94 are from "March", with the opening text , border decoration and ten-line decorated initial "S" of March. Other pages with four and six line decorated initials. Printed in black and red Golden type on Apple paper. In near fine condition. PRI/050216.

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    MORRIS William.

    Published by Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1893

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    Published in an edition of 1500 copies at 2s 6d. The first impression of 500 copies have the misprints 'Van Eyk' and 'gilds', though this copy has the correct spelling of guilds only indicating a mixed impression. 16mo (14.5 x 11cm). pp. [2],68. Publisher's holland-backed boards, which have some very light foxing, the board corners a liitle rubbed. Otherwise excellent, the contents fine. With the engraved bookplate of Herbert S. Squance on the front paste-down, and on the free endpaper an old ink note that Maggs charged £2 2s in 1921, and another bookseller charging £3 3s in 1920, and some slight remants of an old pasted on catalogue slip. Interestingly, the great British collector Major Abbey, as noted in his annotated copy of the Tomkinson bibliograpy, paid £1 10s for his copy in 1925. VG. [Peterson A18; Scott 93; Morris & Cockerell 18; Buxton Forman 146; Tomkinson 112].

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    ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel

    Published by Published by William Morris, at The Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall Hammersmith, England, Hammersmith, 1895

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    One of 525 copies, 300 of which were for sale in America and sold by Way & Williams. 12mo, vellum, gilt lettered spine. Near Fine with light staining to vellum covers.

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    KELMSCOTT PRESS; Dante Gabriel ROSETTI

    Published by Kelmscott Press, "sold by Way and Williams, Chicago", Hammersmith, London and Chicago, 1895

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    16mo (14.3 x 10.4 cm). Golden type. Title and first leaf within woodcut borders (15a and 15), four- and six-line initials. Epigraph, title on b1r, shoulder notes, footnote on e1v, and first paragraph of colophon printed in red. [4], 56 pages. Original vellum over pasteboard, narrow yapp edges, gilt-lettered on spine. Provenance: Frank Jean Pool (engraved bookplate). Pool was a book and autograph collector from Cleveland, Ohio. He became a member of the Rowfant Club in 1892, and thus likely was the original buyer of this copy. His bookplate was designed by Thomas Tryon in 1893. As described in 'Book-plates of To-day' (ed. Wilbur Macey Stone, 1902) "Mr. Frank Pool is obviously a lover of drama. In an oval window set in masonry, is a Roman gentleman, laurel crowned, reading from a large volume, while at the upper right and left sides are comedy and tragedy masks from which hang a gracefully festooned wreath." One of 300 copies on paper for America (there were an additional 11 copies on vellum for the American market; in England, there were 225 on paper and 10 on vellum). This is the only Kelmscott Press book published in America. The Chicago-based publisher W. Irving Way approached Sydney Cockerell in April 1895, suggesting a joint venture that could be issued at a modest price. Having recently finished 'Child Cristopher,' and with the Chaucer well underway, Cockerell felt that something could be arranged. Morris himself had been considering a reprint of Rossetti's book, and they agreed to co-publish the book. Printing began on 12 September 1895, and the American copies were shipped on 14 December. Cockerell wrote to Way & Williams apologizing for only sending 6 vellum copies and not the 12 that had been requested, saying that the price he had quoted "will only just cover the expenses (if it does that), the cost of binding having been greater than was anticipated." Way & Williams proposed another joint publication but Morris declined, being "full of plans of his own." Peterson A36; Tomkinson 36. Covers slightly bowed (as usual) and with a few stains, but a lovely, well-preserved copy.

  • orig. half-cloth. Condition: Sehr gut. (viii), 70, (4) p. Fine. First ed. Printed in black and red. Frontispiz drawn by Edward Burne-Jones, engraved by William Morris. "This Kelmscott bibliography was the last book printed at the Kelmscott Press. It was finished at No. XIV Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of London, on the fourth day of March, MDCCCXCVIII. Sold by the late William Morris at the Kelmscott Press". Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 248.

  • Seller image for Syr Perecyvelle of Gales. [Overseen by F.S.Ellis, after the edition printed by J.O. Halliwell from the MS in the Library of Lincoln Cathedral.] for sale by Collinge & Clark

    Kelmscott Press) Syr Perecyvelle of Gales

    Published by 8vo, 21cm, pp.[iv] + 98 (including colophon), Printed by William Morris, at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, February 1895., 1895

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    Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Set in Chaucer type and printed in red and black on Batchelor's 'Flower' handmade paper. One of 350 copies (plus 8 on vellum). Woodcut frontispiece by Edward Burne-Jones, elaborate wide border on frontispiece and first page of text, one page with half-border, decorative woodcut initials, device in colophon. Original holland-backed blue paper-covered boards, titled in black on the front. Front flyleaf with a faint and neat presentation inscription to "Mary M. Clark, 4 March 1897, Paris from Mary Johnston [?]" A near fine copy. This volume like 'Sire Degrevaunt' (A47) and Syr Ysambrance (A48) was based on the text of The Thornton Romances: The Early English Romances of Perceval, Isumbras, Eglamour, and Degravant, editited by James Halliwell (Camden Society, 1844) - a favourite with Mr Morris from his Oxford Days', according to Cockerell. (Peterson A33).

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    Tennyson, Alfred, Lord

    Published by Kelmscott Press, (Hammersmith, 1893

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    Morris, William (illustrator). Octavo. 72pp. One of 500 copies, printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press. This is the second issue, with four cancellans leaves replacing pp. 15-16, 19-20, 25-26, and 69-70. With wide leaf and blossom borders to the opening page and to the title-page, which is printed against a floral background. Contains many marginal decorations and initials of six-, ten- and twelve-line size. The borders, which were designed especially for this book, were used later in The Poems of John Keats. A very fine copy in creamy limp vellum, with gilt titling to spine and all ribbon ties present. Original slipcase also present, split at head and tail. (Peterson A17).

  • Seller image for The Romance of Syr Perecyvelle of Gales for sale by L'Estampe Originale ABAA/ILAB-LILA

    Kelmscott Press). MORRIS, WILLIAM

    Published by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press., Upper Mall, Hammersmith, 1895

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    Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: None. Edward Coley Burne-Jones (illustrator). 1st. Hammersmith, Kelmscott Press., 1895. 8mo. Upper Mall, Hammersmith Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press. 1895. Limited Edition. Octavo. 98pp. Original quarter linen and blue-gray paper covered boards; a few pencil notations on the front free endpaper, else a fine copy. One of three hundred fifty copies. Printed in black and red from Chaucer types, title-page woodcut border after Burne-Jones, with the first line of text in red.'Overseen by F.S. Ellis. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, One of 350 copies (of a whole edition of 358). Frontispiece by Edward Burne-Jones. Printed in Chaucer type, with titles and shoulder notes in red, and with numerous borders and initials designed by William Morris. Interior fine. Linen backed boards, very good: spine extremities a bit worn, two bottom corners worn, covers a bit faded, edges damp stained. Printed in red and black, wood engraved frontispiece, ornamental woodcut borders and initials. (Peterson A33). Quarter linen and blue-gray paper cover boards.

  • Seller image for CHILD CHRISTOPHER AND GOLDILIND THE FAIR for sale by LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)

    MORRIS, William; CHIVERS, Cedric

    Published by Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press., 1895

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    First edition. Two volumes. Contemporary full brown calf by Cedric Chivers of Bath, finely decorated in relief and gilt. Hand decorated floral endpapers. Gilt ruled and decorated inner dentelles. Top edge gilt. Woodcut title, decorative borders and woodcut initials designed by William Morris, Chaucer type printed in red and black on handmade paper. The bindings are square and firm with some rubbing to the extremities. The contents are clean and bright throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. An exceptional example in every respect. Published on 25th September 1895 in an edition of 600 copies on paper (there were also 12 copies printed on vellum). (Peterson A35). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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    KELMSCOTT PRESS]; TENNYSON, Alfred Lord.

    Published by London Hammersmith The Kelmscott Press, 1893

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    [One of 500 copies]; 8vo; printed in Golden type throughout with numbers printed in red, elaborate wood-engraved title-page and facing page with border & initial, further woodcut initials and border decorations, internally a fine copy; original limp vellum, lacking the actual ties, but otherwise a fine example, in the original gilt-lettered board slip-case; housed in later morocco-backed cockerel papered board solander. A superb copy of this fine press edition of Tennyson's poetic classic on the madness of love, extremely unusual to find in the original slip-case. The woodcut title-page is a wonderful example of Morris's skill. Peterson A17.

  • Seller image for The Nature of Gothic a chapter of the Stones of Venice. for sale by Georg Schneebeli :: Rare Books & Prints

    Ruskin, John [Kelmscott Press]

    Published by Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1892

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    Softcover. Condition: Sehr gut. This chapter of the Stones of Venice , which Ruskin always considered the most important in the book, was first printed separately in 1854 as a pamphlet. It was the fourth book of the Kelmscott Press. 500 copies have been printed on paper, none on vellum. Full vellum binding, yapp edges, orig. brown cloth ties. Gilt titled horizontally on spine THE NATURE OF GOTHIC. BY JOHN RUSKIN. Octavo: 21 × 14 cm; pp. [i], iv, [i], 127, [1]. Opening page with full woodcut page-border, 2 printer's devices and 17 illustration. Printed in Golden Type, with numerous 10-line and 6-line initials on hand made paper. ¶ Enclosed: Bookseller's ticket of E. Seligmann, London, loosely inserted. ¶ Ref.: Peterson: 4; Walsdorf: 4 ¶ Condition: The binding with barely visible signs of wear, 3 of 4 ties completely preserved (the fourth, broken off, is loosely inserted). The book block with at most sporadic stains and faint marginal browning. A very well preserved copy.

  • Seller image for The Order of Chivalry (The Book of the Ordre of Chyvalry or Knyghthode, translated from the French by William Caxton. L'Ordene de Chevalerie, translated from the French by William Morris. With "Memoranda concerning the two pieces here reprinted" by F. S. E[llis].) With woodcut frontispiece, illustrated title, initials and two printer's devices / Mit gestochenem Frontispiz von Edward Burne-Jones, Titelrahmen und Initialen sowie 2 Druckermarken in Holzschnitt. for sale by Antiquariat Rolf Bulang

    Hardcover. Condition: Gut. Burne-Jones, Edward (illustrator). Erste Ausgabe. 1 weißes Blatt, 1 Blatt, Frontispiz, 150 Seiten, 1 Blatt, 2 weiße Blatt. Flexibler Orig.-Pergmamenteinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und durchgezogenen Schließbändern aus Leinen. Eins von 225 Exemplaren, die Überschriften in rot gedruckt (darüber hinaus gab es noch 10 Exemplare auf Pergament). Das hier vorliegende 13. Buch der Kelmscott Press ist das erste, in dem die von William Morris neu geschaffene 12-Punkt "Chaucer Type" durchgängig für den Satz des Textes Verwendung fand. Der Einband gering angestaubt, das untere Schließband abgerissen und lose beiliegend; da der Vorbesitzer das abgerissene Band ins Buch gelegt hat, findet sich auf S. 10/11 im Bund (außerhalb des Textes) ein schwacher, gebräunter Abklatsch. Insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein ordentliches, sauberes und gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Full gilt stamped original vellum with linen ties. One of 225 copies, headings printed in red. The vellum mildly dusted, the lower tie torn and lying in the book; the former owner placed the torn tie at page 10/11 that thus show a little offset alongside the printed text. Over all a good and clean copy.

  • Seller image for BIBLIA INNOCENTIUM: Being the Story of God's Chosen People before the Coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ upon Earth, written anew for Children. for sale by LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)

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    First edition. One of 200 copies printed on Flower paper. 8vo. Publisher's original stiff vellum with silk ties, yapp edges and titles in gilt to the spine. Page edges untrimmed, with numerous quires unopened. Printed in Golden type, the first chapter with woodcut foliate initial and border and each subsequent chapter opening with woodcut foliate initials by Hooper after Morris, woodcut press device after Morris on colophon leaf. A near fine copy, the binding square and tight with a just a very minor bump to the foot of the spine and a touch of dust-soiling to the vellum. The contents with a little toning to the preliminary pages and occasionally elsewhere are otherwise clean and bright throughout. An attractive copy. Mackail was a classical scholar, translator of the Aeneid, literary critic and poet. His links with the Kelmscott Press were strong: he married the painter Edward Burne-Jones' daughter Margaret in 1888 and was commissioned by the Morris family to write the first biography of William Morris in 1899, which is described by MacCarthy as a "sensitive and generous" portrayal (William Morris: A Life for our Time, London: 1994, p.x). Biblia Innocentium was one of the last Kelmscott Press publications to be issued in stiff vellum and the first to be printed in an octavo format. Burne-Jones was originally to have designed 250 wood-engravings for this edition, however only 25 were ever completed and none appeared until 1902 in The Beginning of the World: Twenty-Five Pictures by Edward Burne-Jones. (Peterson A9). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

  • Seller image for PSALMI PENITENTIALES for sale by Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)

    KELMSCOTT PRESS)

    Published by Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894

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    206 x 140 mm. (8 1/8 x 5 1/2"). 1 p.l., 63 pp.Edited by F. S. Ellis. A BINDING IN-PROCESS, likely BY COBDEN-SANDERSON PUPIL MADELEINE WHYTE, the book sewn, glued, and with cardboard boards attached (see below), all edges gilt. Six very pleasing woodcut borders, woodcut printer's device, woodcut initials. Printed in red and black. Front free endpaper with the pencilled name "M. Whyte" and then an address ("Bridgelands"?); rear pastedown with vellum armorial bookplate of Lord Wardington. Peterson A-30; Sparling 30; Tomkinson, p. 114; Sotheby's, "The Wardington Library Bibles," 12 July 2006, Lot 162 (this copy). For the binder: Tidcombe, "Women Bookbinders," p. 162. Three of five bands broken at rear joint (and one at front), spine and boards with obvious glue residue, rear pastedown lifted (and foxed), but A FAULTLESS COPY INTERNALLY. This title shows "the most delicate taste and judgment" among the smaller Kelmscott productions in Franklin's opinion, and our partially bound copy from the Wardington Library has an intriguing history. The description of this item in Sotheby's catalogue for the sale of Lord Wardington's Bibles held on 12 July 2006 records a handwritten note on a scrap of lined paper (now missing) that read: "This [book] was bound [and] ready for tooling[.] Madeleine showed it to Cobden-Sanderson, whose wife had been put into prison for being a suffragette [in 1906], and he was in [such] a state [that] he said the leather (which he had picked for her) was not good enough, and in a rage he tore it off!!!" One has to ask why the volume never received a new covering, and we offer the following plausible conjecture as an explanation. "Madeleine" here is surely Madeleine Whyte and the same "M. Whyte" whose name is written at the front of our volume. According to Tidcombe, Whyte was the only Englishwoman to have been taken on by Cobden-Sanderson as a pupil (beside his own daughter, Stella, who had little interest in the work). Whyte was the grand-daughter of Lady Airlie, a great friend of Cobden-Sanderson, and she was taught for free as the daughter of a widow in need. Tidcombe says that Madeleine "may have been [Cobden-Sanderson's] last pupil, to whom he said a tearful goodbye on 15 April 1909, before moving the Press to 15 Upper Mall, and reducing the work of the Bindery." Whyte soon after moved to St. Andrews, where she taught bookbinding, probably at three different schools, and Tidcombe indicates that Cobden-Sanderson probably gave her, at some undetermined time, his set of 10 demonstration volumes--binding specimens at various stages of preparation--to use in her teaching. Since these demonstration volumes were in use well before 1906 (Tidcombe says that Cobden-Sanderson used them in 1899 when he gave a talk at Stella's school), our volume would not be one of the originals. But it could possibly have been a substitute--three of 10 originals are described by Tidcombe as missing, and our volume would seem to match the description of missing #8. In any case, since it seems to have belonged to Madeleine Whyte, and since she taught bookbinding, and since the book is in an obviously unfinished state, the inescapable conclusion is that the present object was used in her teaching. The text here is a rhymed version in English of the Penitential Psalms, done in a Kentish dialect in the 14th century and passed down to us in a manuscript executed in Gloucester about 1440, which is here transcribed and edited by Ellis. ONE OF 300 COPIES ON PAPER (and 12 on vellum.).

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    Tennyson, Alfred Lord and John Ruskin

    Published by Kelmscott Press, (Hammersmith), 1894

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    Burne-Jones, Edward (illustrator). Bifolium sheet printed on both sides.(4)pp. One of 250 copies. The initial full-page woodcut illustration by Edward Burne-Jones first appeared in John Ruskin's The Dream of John Ball, and depicts, with suitable romance and foreboding, Adam and Eve after their expulsion from Eden. Both clothed in hides, Adam digs into the ground while Eve begins her spinning; about her legs are a young Cain and Abel. The rest of the pamphlet evinces William Morris' handiwork, with ten-line and six-line initials, vinous borders, and his printer's mark. Morris produced the edition for the Ancoats Brotherhood, a Manchester socialist society aimed at bringing art and literature to the area and to improve conditions for the working classes. The work's chosen poems by Tennyson and prose by Ruskin reflect these egalitarian values, calling for prioritization of humanity over earthly gain, and espousing the inherent goodness and Godliness of all people. Faint spot to upper corner, else very fine. (Peterson D5).

  • Seller image for The History of Godefrey de Boloyne and the Conquest or Iherusalem; Edited and corrected by H. Halliday Sparling, foreword by Caxton for sale by Rob Zanger Rare Books LLC

    Condition: Near fine. Limited Edition. Large 4to, 11 1/2 x 8 1/8 in. (290 x 205 mm); pp. 6 blank, xxii, title + 450 + ii, 8 blanks. ONE OF 300 COPIES on paper out of a total edition of 306. Decorative woodcut double page title, woodcut ornamental borders and initials designed by William Morris and cut by C.E. Keates, et. al.; the larger printer's mark is used here for the first time. Printed in black and red ink in Troy and Chaucer types. Original limp vellum with yapp edges, six brown silk ties of which one is partly broken but retained inside the book, spine title in gilt, uncut, a little soiling on the spine, slight staining to the upper cover; pristine interiors. Printed presentation label on front pastedown reads "Given by Mrs. William Morris in Memory of Her Husband 1897." [Petersen A15; Tomkinson p. 112, no. 15; Ransom p. 326, no. 15]. In his announcement for the publication William Morris wrote that this was not a romance but a "very serious piece of history. The style of Caxton's book is vigorous and agreeable, and often reads like the most dramatic of all historic works, . altogether it is a delightful book to read.".