Tag Archives: large paper editions

¶ William, of Malmesbury — History (1815)

August 26, 2014

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William, of Malmesbury. The history of the kings of England and the modern history of William of Malmesbury. Trans. Rev. John Sharpe. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1815.

Large paper edition.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for 15s. 6d.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1212 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 13s.). — Wellcome Library (Closed stores EPB G. O/S F.779).

References: MS catalogue (1), fol. 14v. — MS catalogue (2), no. 108.


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¶ Morris — Dream of John Ball (1888)

May 24, 2014

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Morris, William. A dream of John Ball, and A king’s lesson. London: Reeves & Turner, 1888.

LP version.

Provenance: Colin Franklin. — Private collection, Metro Vancouver area, B.C., Canada (purchased from Franklin, early 1980s).

Digital version: Internet Archive.

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¶ Andersen — Stories and fairy tales (1893) [LP]

February 19, 2014

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Andersen, Hans Christian. Stories and fairy tales. Trans. H. Oskar Sommer. 2 vols. London: George Allen, 1893.

Illustrated by Arthur J. Gaskin. Large paper edition. See also the ordinary edition.

Provenance: Morris. — Sotheby 1898, lot 58 (sold to Blakey for £2). — Unlocated.


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