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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 512

    [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORE, Thomas (1478-1535). Utopia. Translated by Ralph Robinson, with a Foreword by William Morris. Edited by F.S. Ellis. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893.

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    [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORE, Thomas (1478-1535). Utopia. Translated by Ralph Robinson, with a Foreword by William Morris. Edited by F.S. Ellis. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893.

    8o (206 x 140mm). Chaucer and Troy types, printed in red and black, 2 full-page woodcut borders and numerous 10-line and smaller initial capitals by William Morris, uncut and unopened. Original vellum, spine lettered in gilt, silk ties.

    LIMITED EDITION, one of 300 copies on paper of a total edition of 308. An exceptionally fine copy. Cockerell 16; Peterson A16; Sparling 16.


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