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Morris, William, 1834–1896

The story of the Glittering plain : which has been also called the Land of living men or the Acre of the undying / Written by William Morris.

[Hammersmith : Kelmscott Press, 1891]
Physical Description:
[4], 188 p. ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5079 .S7 1891
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN 1979 715, BEIN Ip M834 891s: copy on paper.
First edition in book form.
Colophon: Here endeth the Glittering Plain, printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall Hammersmith, in the county of Middlesex: and finished on the 4th day of April ... 1891. Sold by Reeves & Turner 196 Strand London.
200 copies on paper, and 6 on vellum.
Reissued in large quarto, with illustrations, etc., by Walter Crane, in 1894.
Peterson, W.S. Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press A1
BAC: British Art Center copy is one of 6 on vellum. Partially unopened. Bound in vellum with wash leather ties.
Subject Terms:
Dixon, Laurence B. -- Bookplate (BEIN Ip M834 891S)
Kelmscott Press -- Publisher. (BACRB)
Morris, William -- Printer. (BACRB)
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1891. (BACRB)
Kelmscott Press.

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