News From Nowhere: Or, An Epoch Of Rest, Being Some Chapters From A Utopian Romance. KELMSCOTT PRESS, William Morris.

News From Nowhere: Or, An Epoch Of Rest, Being Some Chapters From A Utopian Romance

Upper Mall, Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1892 (issued 1893). leather_bound. 305 pages. 21 x 14.5 cm. Limited edition, one of 300 from an edition of 310 copies. printed in Golden type in black and red. Woodcut frontispiece of Kelmscott House by C.M. Gere, facing page within a woodcut border, numerous 10-line and smaller initial capitals. The delay in publication was caused by the preparation of the frontispiece showing Kelmscott House, after which the press was named. COCKERELL 12. PETERSON A12. Four leaves of Quire F toned. One of the scarcer Kelmscott's. Bound by the Mary Gold Bindery 1905. Sarah Ellet Kendall and Mary Ellet Kendall formed The Golden Bindery in Chicago., The sisters were trained under Cobden-Sanderson. Raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, inner dentelles, front cover gilt border panels house interior rectangular center design of floral and arabesque motifs. Owner inscription front cover free endpaper. Full green morocco, spine evenly faded to brown. Teg. Fine. Item #21231

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