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The last book from the Kelmscott Press

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Heading: (Kelmscott Press)
Author: Morris, William
Title: A Note by William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press. Together With a Short Description of the Press by S.C. Cockerell & An Annotated List of the Books Printed Thereat
Place Published: Hammersmith
Publisher:Kelmscott Press
Date Published: 1898
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Woodcut frontispiece after Edward Burne-Jones. (8vo) 20.5x14 cm. (8x5½"), original linen-backed blue paper-covered boards. One of 525 copies on paper.



The final title published by the Kelmscott Press. Errata slip not present. There were also 12 copies printed on vellum. Peterson A53.

Condition
Light wear and soiling to boards, bookplate; pencil marks on title list at rear; very good.
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Lot 0179 Details

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Heading: (Kelmscott Press)
Author: Morris, William
Title: A Note by William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press. Together With a Short Description of the Press by S.C. Cockerell & An Annotated List of the Books Printed Thereat
Place Published: Hammersmith
Publisher:Kelmscott Press
Date Published: 1898
Description:


Woodcut frontispiece after Edward Burne-Jones. (8vo) 20.5x14 cm. (8x5½"), original linen-backed blue paper-covered boards. One of 525 copies on paper.



The final title published by the Kelmscott Press. Errata slip not present. There were also 12 copies printed on vellum. Peterson A53.

Condition
...
Light wear and soiling to boards, bookplate; pencil marks on title list at rear; very good.

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