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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 516

    [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. The Wood Beyond the World. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. The Wood Beyond the World. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894.

    8o. Printed in red and black in Chaucer type. Woodcut frontispiece after a design by Edward Burne-Jones, facing page with full woodcut page-border, numerous three-quarter and smaller woodcut page-borders, 10-line and smaller initial capitals. Original limp vellum, silk ties, gilt-lettered on spine (front cover slightly bowed).

    LIMITED EDITION, one of 350 copies from a total edition of 358. Peterson A27.


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the estimate should read $2,000- $3,000.