Morris, William, 1834-1896, A dream of John Ball and A king's lesson , 1892
A dream of John Ball and A king's lesson / by William Morris.
- Additional Title(s):
Dream of John Ball
- Physical Description:
- 123 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsPR5079 .D8 1892Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- BEIN Ip M834 888dc: One of 300 copies on paper. Bookplates of Chauncey Brewster Tinker and Edward Penton.
BEIN 1997 1177: One of eleven copies on vellum.
A dream of John Bull was first published in the Commonweal, 1886-87. A king's lesson, a short story based on the life of Matthias Corvinus, King of Hungary, appeared in the Commonweal Sept. 18, 1886, under title: An old story retold.
Illustrations by E.C. Burne-Jones. Engraving by W.H. Hooper. Cf. Peterson.
Colophon: This book ... was written by William Morris and printed by him at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the county of Middlesex; and finished on the 13th day of May, 1892. Sold by Reeves & Turner, 196, Strand, London.
300 copies printed on paper; eleven copies printed on vellum.
Peterson, W.S. Kelmscott Press, A6
BAC: British Art Center copy is one of 11 on vellum. Bound in vellum with silk ties.
- Subject Terms:
- Ball, John, d. 1381 -- Fiction.Kelmscott Press -- Publisher. (BACRB)Matthias I, King of Hungary, 1443-1490 -- Fiction.Morris, William -- Printer. (BACRB)Peasant uprisings -- Fiction.Penton, Edward -- Bookplate. (BEIN)Tinker, Chauncey Brewster, 1876-1963 -- Bookplate. (BEIN)Tyler's Insurrection, 1381 -- Fiction.Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1892. (BACRB)
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