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William MORRIS

Great Britain 1834 – 1896

Edmund SPENSER

England Died 1599

author

F.S ELLIS

Great Britain 1830 – 1901

editor

Arthur J GASKIN

Great Britain 1862 – 1928

illustrator

The Shepheardes calender 1896 Description: by Edmund Spenser, Hammersmith, Kelmscott Press, 1896. 98pp + [iv] + (14 blank). (12 illustrations and 13 initial letters) (Bound quarter-holland, blue paper cover, title upper c. front cover printed black)
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, lineblock, letterpress, colour letterpress Support: handmade laid linen paper
Manufacturer's Mark: Kelmscott apple
Edition: edition of 225 paper; 6 vellum
Place Published: Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press

Primary Insc: free end paper u.r. ink "To Miss Harrison, with the / Editors kind regards./ 18th Aug..1897"
Tertiary Insc: pencilled margin notes throughout
Dimensions: book (overall) 23.9 h x 17.0 w x 1.2 d cm page 23.6 h x 16.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Peterson(1984),A44
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.526