Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894.
From a publication limited to 500 copies, printed in red and black, woodcut title, borders and initials, original linen backed blue holland paper covered boards, Peterson A23. Minor soiling to boards, spine and page edges, interior rather fine, some pages still unopened. A splendid copy indeed.
The story of Amis and Amile, an old French romance based on a widespread legend of friendship and sacrifice; translated from the ancient French into English by William Morris, and printed by the said William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 14 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of Middlesex; finished on the 13th day of March, of the year 1894; [x], 67,  pages.