Morris, William, 1834-1896, The water of the wondrous isles , 
The water of the wondrous isles / by William Morris.
- [Hammersmith] : [Kelmscott Press], 
- Physical Description:
- , 340,  p. ; 29 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsPR5079 .W37 1897+ Copy 1 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.Rare Books and ManuscriptsPR5079 .W37 1897+ Copy 2 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Colophon: Printed at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith ... finished on the first day of April, 1897. The borders and ornaments were designed entirely by William Morris, except the initial words Whilom & Empty, which were completed from his unfinished designs by R. Catterson-Smith. [Printer's mark] Sold by the Trustees of the late William Morris at the Kelmscott Press.
First text page of each section within woodcut border; with ornamental initials and marginal decorations; sidenotes in red.
Peterson, W.S. Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press A45
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is one of 6 on vellum. Bookplate: Richard C. Grosvenor. Binder's stamp: Riviere & Son. Gold and red stamped green morroco. In case. Copy 2 on paper. Bound in vellum with green ribbon ties.
- Subject Terms:
- Grosvenor, Richard C. -- Bookplate. (BACRB Copy 1)Kelmscott Press -- Publisher.Riviere & Son -- Bookbinder.Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1897.
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