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Morris, William, 1834–1896
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 Manuscripts
PR5079 .D8 1892
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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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. Bibliography of the 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)
Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898, ill.
Hooper, William Harcourt, 1834-1912, engraver.
Morris, William, 1834-1896. King's lesson.
Kelmscott Press.
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