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Morris, William.
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JASON, A POEM. KELMSCOTT PRESS, 1895
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LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
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Morris, William.
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JASON, A POEM. KELMSCOTT PRESS, 1895
Estimate
1,6001,800
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Morris, William.
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JASON, A POEM. KELMSCOTT PRESS, 1895
4to, limited to 206 copies of which this is one of 200 on paper, printed in red and black, wood-engraved frontispiece together with one other illustration by Burne-Jones, ornamental woodcut borders and initials, original limp vellum, silk ties, slight soiling to free endpapers, auction and bookdealer's cataloguing slips tipped-in
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Provenance

E. Peter Jones (bookplate); J.P. Foster (bookplate)

Literature

Peterson A34

Catalogue Note

a fine copy.

Jason was originally intended to be part of Morris' The Earthly Paradise and was first published in 1867. Morris revised the text for editions in 1868, 1882 and 1895.

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