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Kelmscott Press.

THREE ROMANCES FROM THE THORNTON ROMANCES, COMPRISING
Estimate
1,2001,600
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
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Kelmscott Press.

THREE ROMANCES FROM THE THORNTON ROMANCES, COMPRISING
Estimate
1,2001,600
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Kelmscott Press.

THREE ROMANCES FROM THE THORNTON ROMANCES, COMPRISING

Syr Perecyvelle of Gales. Kelmscott Press, 1895, limited to 358 copies of which this is one of 350 on paper, [Peterson A33], auction cataloguing slip tipped-in, very minor mark to upper cover; Sire Degrevaunt. Kelmscott Press, 1896, limited to 358 copies of which this is one of 350 on paper, unopened, [Peterson A47], auction cataloguing slip tipped-in; Syr Ysambrace. Kelmscott Press, 1897, limited to 358 copies of which this is one of 350 on paper, [Peterson A48], some very minor spotting; all 8vo, printed in red and black, wood-engraved frontispieces by Edward Burne-Jones, ornamental woodcut borders and initials, original holland-backed boards, some minor spotting to spines (3)


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Provenance

sold in these rooms, 19 March 1958, lot 714 (first volume only)

Catalogue Note

These three Kelmscott Press romances edited by F.S. Ellis were drawn from Halliwell's Thornton Romances. Halliwell's work was, according to Cockerell, 'a favourite with Mr. Morris from his Oxford Days'.

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