[Kelmscott Press] The Well at the World's End. William Morris.
[Kelmscott Press] The Well at the World's End

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[Kelmscott Press] The Well at the World's End

Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1896.

First edition thus. Quarto. Original full limp vellum, spine gilt. Four exqusiite full-page wood-engraved illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, engraved by W. H. Hooper. Printed in Chaucer Type, in two columns, with lavish woodcut title page, initials and borders throughout designed by William Morris. One of 350 copies. One of the larger Kelmscott editions, this title a fantasy novel and took unordinarily long to produce, do the enormity of the project and other delays by the printer. A very nice copy, vellum lightly rubbed, ties perished at foredges. Near fine. Housed in later protective leather-edged slipcase with cloth over boards.

Price: $7,500.00   Item #4379

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