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MORRIS, William.

Rare books by William Morris, including volumes published by the Kelmscott Press, first editions, copies in fine bindings, and the collected works.

Regularly stocked editions of Morris' works include The Saga Library, The Collected Works and the Nonesuch Edition.

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  1. 129025
    MORRIS, William. The Story of Sigurd the Volsung.

    London : 1877

    First edition of Morris's Icelandic epic, his longest and most ambitious poem. Although dated 1877 this work was issued in November 1876. He had published a prose translation, in collaboration with Eirikr Magnusson, in 1870, though this edition presents the first appearance of his solo poetic treatment of the epic. "This four-book narrative in resounding... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 129025

  2. 139080
    MORRIS, William. The Defence of Guenevere.

    Portland, ME : 1896

    First Mosher edition, one of 925 unnumbered copies printed on Van Gelder paper, in a superb Zaehnsdorf exhibition binding. Thomas Mosher (18521923) was a major contributor to the American private press movement between 1891 and 1923. He repeatedly published works, as here, in the the narrow octavo style most notably used by Charles Ricketts in 1893... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 139080

  3. 131407
    MORRIS, William. Architecture and History, and Westminster Abbey.

    London : 1900

    First edition of the lectures William Morris gave before the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings on July 1884 and July 1893, printed using the Golden Type of the Kelmscott Press. With the black morocco bookplate of the prominent American book collector Henry William Poor (1844-1915), who made his fortune in banking and used the funds to... Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 131407

  4. 136121
    MORRIS, William. The Collected Works.

    London : 1910

    A handsomely bound set of the best collected edition of the works of William Morris, including introductions by the author's daughter, May Morris. One of a limited edition of 1050 numbered sets of which this is number 259. Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 136121

  5. The Collected Works.
    MORRIS, William. The Collected Works.

    London : 1910

    The best collected edition of the works of William Morris, including introductions by the author's daughter, May Morris. One of a limited edition of 1050 numbered sets and very attractively bound. Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 68521

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