New York: Christie, Manson & Woods, May 19, 1988,
large quarto, cloth. 103pp. Christie, Manson & Woods, Item #10941
139 items listed and described iin detail. A remarkable section of a remarkable sale: William Morris letters and manuscripts; Cobden-Sanderson' s binding on Morris's own copy of Karl Marx, Le Capital; Morris's original drawings for title pages and borders of Kelmscott titles; Doves bindings; Kelmscott Press books on vellum; page proofs, corrected; a Kelmscott Chaucer, one of 13 on vellum; and the final, extraordinary item of a manuscript of Virgil's Aeneid, calligraphed by Morris (not completed -- finished by Graily Hewitt) and with decoration begun by Morris (continued by Louise Powell) and historiated miniatures by Charles Fairfax Murray after drawings by Edward Burne-Jones, 185 vellum leaves. Extensively illustrated with 35 black and white and 31 color illustrations, of which 3 are fold-out. New.
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