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Creator:
Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Title(s):

The water of the wondrous isles / by William Morris.

Published/Created:
[Hammersmith] : [Kelmscott Press], [1897]
Physical Description:
[2], 340, [1] p. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5079 .W37 1897+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5079 .W37 1897+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
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. 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.
Contributors:
Smith, Robert Catterson, b. 1853, ill.
Kelmscott Press.
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