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.
- [Hammersmith : Kelmscott Press, 1898]
- Physical Description:
- 70 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsZ232.M87 M83 1898Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Frontispiece and first page of text enclosed within woodcut border.
Woodcut design by Sir Edward Burne-Jones.
Frontispiece engraved by William Morris for the projected edition of Earthly paradise. Cf. Peterson.
"This was the last book printed at the Kelmscott Press. It was finished at No. XIV, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of London, on the fourth day of March, MDCCCXCVIIII. Sold by the Trustees of the late William Morris at the Kelmscott Press"--Colophon.
Errata slip attached to lining paper.
525 paper copies. 12 vellum copies.
Peterson, W.S. Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press A53
BAC: British Art Center copy is one of 12 on vellum. Errata slip laid in. Bound in blue paper on boards.
- Subject Terms:
- Kelmscott Press -- Bibliography.Kelmscott Press -- Publisher. (BACRB)Kelmscott Press.Printing -- Great Britain -- History.Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1898. (BACRB)
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