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Morris, William, 1834–1896

The well at the world's end / by William Morris.

[Hammersmith, England : Kelmscott Press, 1896]
Physical Description:
[4], 496 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5079 .W45 1896+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN Osborn pd13: Cancelled sheet (p. [242]-244 & 253-256) containing two woodcuts by A.J. Gaskin, also cancelled t.p. of book 3 by same, & several original designs by William Morris, a trial page & a pull of another Gaskin woodcut laid in.
Engravings by W.H. Hooper. Cf. Peterson.
Colophon: Here end the Well at the world's end, written by William Morris, with four pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones [ornament] Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 14 Upper Mall, Hammersmith ... and finished on the 2nd day of March, 1896. Sold by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press.
Printed in 2 columns.
350 copies printed in black and red on paper, 8 on vellum.
Peterson, W.S. Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press A39
BAC: British Art Center copy is one of 8 on vellum. Bound in limp vellum with silk ties.
Subject Terms:
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962 -- Presentation inscription from W. Morris, 1896 (BEIN Osborn pd13).
Kelmscott Press -- Publisher. (BACRB)
Kelmscott Press. (BACRB)
Morris, William -- Printer. (BACRB)
Morris, William, 1834-1896 -- Presentation inscription to S. Cockerell, 1896 (BEIN Osborn pd13).
Taylor, Henry C. (Henry Calhoun), 1894-1971 -- Bookplate (BEIN Ip M834 +896w).
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1896. (BACRB)
Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898, ill.
Hooper, William Harcourt, 1834-1912, engraver.

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