Book #26803

A Note By William Morris On His Aims In Founding The Kelmscott Press; Together With A Short Description Of The Press By S.C. Cockerell, & An Annotated List Of The Books Printed Thereat

William Morris, Kelmscott Press

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Size: 8vo; [viii], 70, [4] pages
Publisher: Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1898.

From a publication limited to 525 copies, printed in red and black, woodcut title, borders and initials, original cloth backed boards, frontispiece by Edward Burne-Jones, errata slip loosely inserted. Peterson A53. Minor soiling to rear board, else fine, pencil annotations to book listings on pp 62-64. An exceptional copy.

This Kelmscott bibliography was the last book printed at the Kelmscott Press. It was finished at No. XIV Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of London, on the fourth day of March, MDCCCXCVIII. Sold by the late William Morris at the Kelmscott Press.

Price: $2,990.00