¶ The Germ (1850)

February 6, 2015

19th cent.

The Germ. London: Aylott & Jones, 1850.

Periodical created by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and edited by William Michael Rossetti. Illustrated. Only four numbers were issued. At the Sotheby auction Morris’s copies were split into two parts, but we have recombined them below, since they were sold to the same buyer.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 413 [nos. 1, 3] (sold to Ward for £4 6s.); and lot 414 [no. 1] (sold to Ward for £1 11s.). — Unlocated.

Sotheby 1898:



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