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132045
(KELMSCOTT PRESS.) MORRIS, William.

Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair.

Availability: In stock

Published: Hammersmith The Kelmscott Press, 1895

Stock Code: 132045

£1,250
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Notes

First edition, one of 600 paper copies (a further 12 copies were done on vellum). Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair was Morris's re-imagining of the medieval Lay of Havelock the Dane, and part of his series of magic-realist prose romances, set in imaginary historic landscapes.

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Description

2 volumes, sextodecimo (140 x 102 mm). Contemporary green morocco by Ringer, spines lettered in gilt, spine compartments and covers tooled in gilt, red morocco doublures, green silk free endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

Woodcut titles and woodcut border to opening text page, 3- and 6-line initials; chapter titles, shoulder notes, explicit of vol. I and first paragraph of colophon in red. With the errata slip in volume I.

Condition

Expertly refurbished, very light rubbing around extremities. A handsome copy.

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