Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair 2 Volumes
by [Kelmscott Press] Morris, William
Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1895. Hard Cover. Very Good. Hard Cover. 1 of 612 copies (600 on paper). William Morris is to have said that he thought these small volumes were quite the most charming things issued by the press. The two volumes are bound in blue paper boards with linen spines and paper spine labels. Volume I has beautifully decorated title and first pages, with Morris woodcut floral borders, decorations, and floriated initials. The decorated borders were used only once again for Hand and Soul. Decorated three and six-line decorated initials throughout both volumes. Printed in black ink in Chaucer type with red ink shoulder notes and colophon on Flower paper. the boards of both volumes are lightly bumped with a light stain to the front board of Volume I. The labels on both volumes are chipped and the fragile linen spines are darkened as is typical for this book. Interior pages are bright and clean. Volume I contains the errata slip ("for 'two' read 'four'"). With bookplate of American heiress Elizabeth Wade White. Housed in a custom chartreuse cloth clamshell box with paper title label. Volume I: 256 pages; Volume II: 239 pages. MOR/051216.
(Inventory #: 29342)
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