3 pages, folio, written in ink on pale blue lined paper, integral second leaf, some (mostly marginal) staining, two small fold holes, cloth slipcase, signed "William" at end, This very early and rare manuscript (Morris burnt most of his early poems in 1858) comprises 24 three-line stanzas, beginning: "Broad leaves that I do not know Grow upon the leaves full low Over there the wind does blow..." It was uncollected during his lifetime and was first published in J.W. Mackail's The Life of William Morris, 1899, vol. 1, p. 58." /> MORRIS, WILLIAM. Autograph manuscript signed of the poem "Blanche." N.p., n.d. [ca. 1855]. <I>3 pages, folio, written in ink on pale blue lined paper, integral second leaf, some (mostly marginal) staining, two small fold holes, cloth slipcase</I>, signed "William" at end, This very early and rare manuscript (Morris burnt most of his early poems in 1858) comprises 24 three-line stanzas, beginning: "Broad leaves that I do not know Grow upon the leaves full low Over there the wind does blow..." It was uncollected during his lifetime and was first published in J.W. Mackail's <I>The Life of William Morris</I>, 1899, vol. 1, p. 58. | Christie's