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Creator:
More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535.
Title:
Utopia / written by Sir Thomas More ; [and translated into English by Ralph Robinson].
Alternate Title(s):
Utopia. English
Edition:
Now revised : by F. S. Ellis.
Physical Description:
xiv, 282 p., 1 l. ; 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
HX810.5 .E54 1893
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN If M81 rg893: Bound in brown crushed levant, by Donnelley Chicago. 300 copies on paper, 8 on vellum, this copy is on paper.
Original title: A frutefull pleasaunt, and wittie worke of the beste state of publique weale, & of the newe yle, called Utopia: written in Latine, by ... Syr Thomas More knyght, and translated into Englishe by Raphe Robynson ... Imprinted at London, by Abraham Wele ...
Reprint of the edition of 1556 with a foreword by Morris.
Colophon: Now revised by F.S. Ellis & printed again by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, in the county of Middlesex. Finished the 4th day of August, 1893 [Printer's device] Sold by Reeves & Turner, 196, Strand.
Chaucer type, with the reprinted title in Troy type; headings and marginal notes in red.
Peterson, W. S. Kelmscott Press, A16
BAC: British Art Center copy is one of 8 on vellum. Bound in limp vellum, with silk ties.
Subject Terms:
Kelmscott Press -- Publisher. (BACRB)
Morris, William -- Printer. (BACRB)
Utopias.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1893. (BACRB)
Contributors:
Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Robinson, Ralph, b. 1521.
Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901.
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