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Morris, William.
THE WELL AT THE WORLD'S END. KELMSCOTT PRESS, 1896
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1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
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234
Morris, William.
THE WELL AT THE WORLD'S END. KELMSCOTT PRESS, 1896
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Morris, William.
THE WELL AT THE WORLD'S END. KELMSCOTT PRESS, 1896
4to, limited to 358 copies of which this is one of 350 on paper, printed in red and black, 4 wood-engraved illustrations by W.H. Hooper after Edward Burne-Jones, ornamental woodcut captions to illustrations, borders and initials, original limp vellum, silk ties, minor spotting to free endpapers, bookdealer's cataloguing slip tipped-in
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Provenance

William Malin Roscoe, J.P. Foster (bookplates)

Literature

Peterson A39

Catalogue Note

The volume that was longest in production than any other Kelmscott book. Morris initially approached Arthur Gaskin in 1893 for illustrations but was not impressed with the result. Eventually he turned to Edward Burne-Jones

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