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Neale — Good King Wenceslas (1895)

May 12, 2017

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Neale, John Mason. Good King Wenceslas: a carol. Birmingham: Messrs. Cornish Brothers, 1895.

Inscribed “To William Morris, from Arthur J. Gaskin. Nov. 1894.” Large paper. Illustrated by Arthur J. Gaskin; introduction by Morris.

Provenance: A. J. Gaskin. — Morris. — Mark Samuels Lasner. — Mark Samuels Lasner Collection, University of Delaware Library.

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¶ Magnússon — Three northern love stories (1875)

May 10, 2017

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Magnússon, Eiríkir, and William Morris, trans. Three northern love stories, and other tales. London: Ellis & White, 1875.

Large paper.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 472 (part; bought in for £2 10s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Morris — Roots of the mountains (1890)

May 5, 2017

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Morris, William. The roots of the mountains. London: Reeves and Turner, 1890.

Large paper.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 771.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Magnússon — Volsünga saga (1870)

April 14, 2017

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Magnússon, Eiríkr, and William Morris, trans. Volsünga saga. The story of the Volsungs and Niblungs, with certain songs from the elder Edda. London: F. S. Ellis, 1870.

Large paper.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 472 (part; sold for £2 10s.) — Unlocated.

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¶ Morris — Earthly paradise (1868–70)

April 13, 2017

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Morris, William. The earthly paradise. 6 vols. London: F. S. Ellis, 1868–70.

Large paper; presentation copy to Jane Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 467 (bought in for £28). — Unlocated.

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¶ Morris — Dream of John Ball (1888)

April 13, 2017

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

Illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones. Large paper, inscribed (probably to Jane Morris).

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris (?). — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2 (part; bought in for £13). — Unlocated.

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¶ Morris — Saga library (1891–96)

April 12, 2017

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Morris, William, and Eiríkr Magnússon, trans. The saga library. 6 vols. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1891–96.

Large paper. Presentation copy to Jane Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, no. 485 (bought in for £21). — Unlocated.

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¶ Morris — Sigurd the Volsung (1887)

April 10, 2017

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Morris, William. The story of Sigurd the Volsung and the fall of the Niblungs. 4th ed. London: Reeves and Turner, 1887.

Large paper. Presentation copy to either Jane or May Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris (?). — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 475 (part; bought in for £15 10s.).

Reference: LeMire, p. 71.

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¶ 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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