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Title(s):

The tale of Beowulf.

Additional Title(s):

Tale of Beowulf sometime king of the folk of the Weder Geats

Beowulf. English.

Published/Created:
Hammersmith : Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 10 January 1895.
Physical Description:
vi, [2], 119 p. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR1583 .M67 1895+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
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Notes:
Added engraved title page: The tale of Beowulf sometime king of the folk of the Weder Geats.
"Done out of the Old English tongue by William Morris & A.J. Wyatt, and printed by the said William Morris at the Kelmscott press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the county of Middlesex, and finished on the 10th day of January, 1895"--Colophon.
300 paper copies. 8 vellum copies.
Woodcut t.-p. and 1st p. of text with decorative borders; ornamental initials and marginal decorations; chapter headings and sidenotes printed in red.
Note to reader regarding pronounciation inserted.
Peterson, W.S. Kelmscott Press, A32
BAC: British Art Center copy is one of 8 on vellum. Inscribed: To Charles Fairfax Murray from William Morris Feb. 9th, 1895. Bound in vellum with silk ties.
Subject Terms:
Dragons -- Poetry.
Epic poetry, English (Old)
Kelmscott Press -- Publisher.
Monsters -- Poetry.
Morris, William -- Pres. insc. to Charles Fairfax Murray, Feb. 9, 1895.
Morris, William -- Printer.
Murray, Charles Fairfax -- Pres. insc. from William Morris, Feb. 9, 1895.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1895.
Contributors:
Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Wyatt, A. J. (Alfred John), b. 1858.
Kelmscott Press.
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