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19: Meinhold (William) Sidonia the Sorceress

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Meinhold (William) Sidonia the Sorceress,
translated by Francesca Speranza, Lady Wilde, one of 300 copies on Flower paper, printed in red and black in Golden type, wood-engraved border and initials designed by William Morris, presentation copy from F.S. Ellis inscribed "C.F.Ellis - A birthday gift from his father for 1898" on front free endpaper and with border and 46 of the initials hand-coloured, book-label on front pastedown, original holland-backed boards, uncut, slightly rubbed and soiled, particularly corners, paper spine label with small unobtrusive hole, [Peterson A19, see Related Materials (u) which cites this copy], large 4to, Kelmscott Press, 1893.

***"Cockerell instructed Leighton to bind thirty copies 'in half holland uniform with the Golden Legend', and these were donated to British and American libraries". Peterson..

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