3 December 2007
[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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