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Laudes beatae Mariae virginis.

[Hammersmith : Kelmscott Press, 1896]
Physical Description:
[2], 34 p. ; 29 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA8360.L35 A17 1896+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN Myp600 +L364: Original half linen binding.
Colophon: These poems are taken from a Psalter written by an English scribe, most likely in one of the Midland counties, early in the 13th century. Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith ... and finished on the 7th day of July, 1896. [Printer's device] Sold by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press.
Attributed variously to Stephen Langton and John Peckham--cf. J.P. Morgan. Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett ... now forming portion of the library of J. Pierpont Morgan. 1906-07, v. 1, no. 17, p. 38. Edited by S.C. Cockerell.
With an inserted note: The Reverend E.S. Dewick has pointed out that these poems were printed in 1579, in a 16mo volume, with the title Psalterium divae virginis Mariae ...
250 paper copies. 10 vellum copies.
Peterson, W.S. Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press A42
BAC: British Art Center copy is one of 10 on vellum copies. Bound in quarter holland, blue paper on boards.
Subject Terms:
Kelmscott Press -- Publisher. (BACRB)
Morris, William -- Printer. (BACRB)
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1896. (BACRB)
Langton, Stephen, -1228.
Peckham, John, -1292.
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962.
Morris, William, 1834-1896, printer.
Kelmscott Press.

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