The floure and the leafe : & The boke of Cupide, god of love, or, The cuckow and the nightingale.
- Additional Title(s):
Flower and the leaf.
- [Hammersmith, England : Kelmscott Press, 1896]
- Physical Description:
- , 47 p. ; 24 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsPR1898 .F67 1896Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Both poems included in early editions of Chaucer's works. The boke of Cupide is now generally ascribed to Sir Thomas Clanvowe.
Colophon: Edited by F.S. Ellis, and printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of Middlesex, and finished on the 21st day of August, 1896. [printer's device] Sold by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press.
300 paper copies. 10 vellum copies.
Peterson, W.S. Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press A43
BAC: British Art Center copy is one of 10 on vellum. Bound in blue paper on boards.
- Subject Terms:
- Kelmscott Press -- Publisher. (BACRB)Morris, William -- Printer. (BACRB)Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1896. (BACRB)
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