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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 513

    [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MEINHOLD, William (1797-1851). Sidonia the Sorceress. Translated by Francesca Speranza, Lady Wilde. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893.

    Price Realised  

    [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MEINHOLD, William (1797-1851). Sidonia the Sorceress. Translated by Francesca Speranza, Lady Wilde. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893.

    Large 4o. Printed in red and black in Golden type. Full woodcut page-border, numerous 10-line and smaller woodcut initials. (Some minor marginal spotting.) Later vellum, gilt-lettered on spine, uncut (front cover slightly bowed). Provenance: Brentford Public Library (bookplate, presentation label from Mrs. Morris, presentation note "with Mrs. Morris' compliments" laid-in).

    LIMITED EDITION, one of 300 copies from a total edition of 310. Peterson A19.


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