3 December 2007
[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.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Highlights from the R. Eden Martin Collection features extraordinary first editions and manuscripts by the likes of Pasternak, Pushkin, Bulgakov and Tolstoy
The remarkable memoir of a British naval officer who witnessed and recorded the historic events of 11 November, 1918
Looking back on a week of auctions featuring masterworks representing some of the greatest collections assembled in the United States
Explore key British artists from the 19th century to the present day, to be offered across four sales of Modern British Art and British Impressionism this November at Christie’s London.