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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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¶ 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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¶ Morris — Sigurd the Volsung (1887)

April 7, 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.

With several MS corrections in Morris’s hand.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 476 (part; bought in for £10 10s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: LeMire, p. 71.

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¶ Morris — Dream of John Ball (1892)

January 18, 2017

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Morris, William. A dream of John Ball, and A king’s lesson. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1892.

Presentation copy to Jane Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 479 (part; bought in for £12 10s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: Bibliography, A6.

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¶ Morris — Well at the world’s end (1896)

December 7, 2016

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Morris, William. The well at the world’s end. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896.

Illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris (?). — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 487 (part; sold for £1 10s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: Bibliography A39.

Digital version: Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf.

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¶ Morris — Earthly paradise (1870)

November 22, 2016

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Morris, William. The earthly paradise: a poem. 4 vols. London: Ellis and White, 1870.

Presentation copy to Jane and May Morris, with a 40-line MS poem by Morris inserted in vol. 1.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane and May Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2 (bought in for £12 10s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Morris — Life and death of Jason (1869)

November 3, 2016

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Morris, William. The life and death of Jason: a poem. London: F. S. Ellis, 1869.

Presentation copy to Jane Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 473 (bought in for £18 10s.) — Unlocated.

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¶ Morris — Tale of the house of the Wolfings (1889)

August 9, 2016

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Morris, William. A tale of the house of the Wolfings. London: Reeves and Turner, 1889.

Large paper copy. Perhaps a gift from Morris to either his wife or daughter.

Provenance: Morris (?). — Jane Morris (?). — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 482 (part). — Unlocated.

Reference: LeMire, p. 127.

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¶ Morris — Signs of change (1888)

August 9, 2016

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Morris, William. Signs of change: seven lectures delivered on various occasions. London: Reeves & Turner, 1888.

Inscribed copy, presumably to Jane Morris.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 482 (part). — Unlocated.

Reference: LeMire, p. 125.

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¶ Wilde — House of pomegranates (1891)

February 4, 2016

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Wilde, Oscar. A house of pomegranates. London: J. R. Osgood, McIlvain, 1891.

Ornaments by Charles S. Ricketts and Charles Shannon.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 438 (sold for £1). — Unlocated.

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¶ Hardy — Jude the obscure (1896)

October 20, 2015

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Hardy, Thomas. Jude the obscure. London: J. R. Osgood, 1896.

Illustrated. Vol. 8 of The Wessex Novels (though the Lobb catalogue implies that Morris may have owned other volumes in the set).

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 435 (part; sold for £1). — Unlocated.

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¶ Meredith — Amazing marriage (1895)

October 20, 2015

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Meredith, George. The amazing marriage. 2 vols. Westminster: Archibald Constable and Co., 1895.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 434 (part; sold for 10s.). — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Stevenson — Island nights’ entertainment (1893)

October 20, 2015

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Stevenson, Robert Louis. Island nights’ entertainment. 2 vols. London: Cassell, 1893.
Illustrated.
Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 434 (part; sold for 10s.). — Unlocated.
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¶ Rossetti — Family letters (1895)

October 20, 2015

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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. Dante Gabriel Rossetti: his family letters. Ed. William Michael Rossetti. 2 vols. London: Ellis and Elvey, 1895.

Inscribed “To Mrs. Morris with sincere regard W. M. Rossetti Dec./95.”

Provenance: W. M. Rossetti. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 432 (part; sold for £2 2s.). — John Bryson. — Mark Samuels Lasner. — Mark Samuels Lasner Collection, University of Delaware Library.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Rossetti — Collected works (1887)

October 20, 2015

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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. The collected works. Ed. William Michael Rossetti. 2 vols. London: Ellis and Elvey, 1887.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 432 (part; sold for £2 2s.) — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ FitzGerald — Salámán and Absái (1856)

September 24, 2015

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[FitzGerald, Edward.] Salámán and Absái: an allegory translated from the Persian. London: J. W. Parker and Son, 1856.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 429 (part; sold for £1 12s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Browning —Ring and the book (1868–69)

September 24, 2015

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Browning, Robert. The ring and the book. London: Smith, Elder and Co. 4 vols. 1868–69.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 427 (sold for £1 2s.). — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Swinburne — Under the microscope (1872)

September 24, 2015

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Swinburne, A. C. Under the microscope. London: D. White, 1872.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 429 (part; sold for £1 12s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Rossetti — Poems (1870)

September 24, 2015

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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. Poems. London: F. S. Ellis, 1870.

Large paper edition. Presentation copy from Rossetti.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 431 (part; sold for £5 10s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 427.

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¶ Rossetti — Ballads and sonnets (1881)

September 23, 2015

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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. Ballads and sonnets. London: Ellis and White, 1881.

Presentation copy (to Morris?).

Provenance: Rossetti. — Morris (?). — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 431 (part; sold for £5 10s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Rossetti — Prince’s progresss (1866)

September 23, 2015

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Rossetti, Christina Georgina. The Prince’s progress and other poems. London: Macmillan and Co., 1866.

With two designs by D. G. Rossetti.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 433 (part; sold for £2 2s.). — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Yeats — Poems and ballads (1888)

September 18, 2015

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Yeats, William Butler. Poems and ballads of young Ireland. Dublin: M. H. Gill and Son, 1888.

Inscribed “Miss May Morris from one of the ballad mongers, W. B. Yeats.”

Provenance: W. B. Yeats. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 446 (sold for £7 15s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Dante Alighieri — Comedy: The Hell (1865)

September 17, 2015

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Dante Alighieri. The Comedy of Dante Allighieri [sic], Part I—The Hell. Trans. William Michael Rossetti. London: Macmillan and Co., 1865.

Presentation copy, probably from Rossetti to Morris.

Provenance: William Michael Rossetti. — Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 430 (part; sold for £4 12s. 6d.). — Unlocated.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Keats — Poetical works (1883)

September 14, 2015

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Keats, John. Poetical works and other writings of John Keats. Ed H. Buxton Forman. 4 vols. London: Reeves & Turner, 1883.

Presentation copy from Morris (to Jane Morris or May Morris?).

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris (?). — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 423 (sold for £3). — Unlocated.

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¶ Shaw — Widowers’ houses (1893)

May 25, 2015

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Shaw, George Bernard. Widowers’ houses: a comedy. London: Henry & Co., 1893.

Inscribed “May, from G. B. S.”

Provenance: Shaw. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 441 (sold for £5 10s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Yeats — Wanderings of Oisin (1889)

May 25, 2015

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Yeats, William Butler. The wanderings of Oisin, and other poems. London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1889.

Inscribed “Miss May Morris with the good wishes of W. B. Yeats Jan. 19th 1889.”

Provenance: Yeats. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 447 (sold for £5 10s.). — Mark Samuels Lasner. — Mark Samuels Lasner Collection, University of Delaware.

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¶ Browning — Sordello (1840)

March 6, 2015

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Browning, Robert. Sordello. London: Edward Moxon, 1840.

Inscribed “Top [Morris], from his friend D.G.R. [Dante Gabriel Rossetti].”

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris [?]. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 2, lot 426 (sold for £4). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 805.

Digital version: Internet Archive.

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