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MORRIS, William (contrib.), and others.

The Quest.

Birmingham: Printed at the Press of the Birmingham Guild of Handicraft Ltd for G. Napier, 1894-96 Stock Code: 147861
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The complete set

First editions, first impressions, each issue is one of 300 copies only with the first five issues numbered 172, and the sixth one numbered 171. The contributors include William Morris, Claude Napier-Clavering, E. A. Sonnenschein, and Arthur Dixon, among others. Complete sets, as here, of this profusely and superbly illustrated arts and crafts periodical are uncommon.

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Description

6 issues in 2 volumes, quarto. Publisher's light brown cloth preserving one of the original grey wrappers, spines lettered in black, pictorial motif in black to front boards, partly unopened, untrimmed.

Illustrations

Numerous woodcut illustrations, including 34 full-page, after E. H. New, C. M. Gere, Evelyn Holden, E. G. Treglown, and others.

Condition

Bindings somewhat darkened but sound, light browning to endpapers, the contents otherwise fresh and clean; a very good set indeed.

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