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William Morris on Sale Now at Auction

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[KELMSCOTT PRESS]. THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER. HAMMERSMITH: WILLIAM MORRIS AT THE KELMSCOTT PRESS: 1896

Estimate: $40,000 - $50,000

Description: Folio (16 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.; 425 x 292 mm). 87 woodcut illustrations after Sir Edward Burne-Jones redrawn by Robert Catterson-Smith and cut by W. H. Hooper, woodcut title-page, 14 woodcut page-borders variously repeated, 26 nineteen-line woodcut initial words, numerous ten-, six-, and three-line woodcut initial letters, and woodcut printer's device, all designed by William Morris and cut by C. E. Keates, Hooper, and W. Spielmeyer, printed in Chaucer type in black and red, two columns, headings to longer poems printed in Troy type; Original linen-backed blue-gray boards, printed spine label. Front inner hinge cracked, inscription in pencil on lower free endpaper, extremities darkened, spine somewhat worn, spine label chipped. Red morocco slipcase, spine gilt.

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Starting bid: $32,000 (0 bids)

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