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William MORRIS

Great Britain 1834 – 1896

Title-page. working proof for The book of wisdom and lies 1894 Materials & Technique: prints, relief woodcut, black ink, Chinese white Support: card
Impression: working proof
Edition: edition of 250

Primary Insc: l.l. pencil, in Morris's hand, "centre / exactly same size"; u.r. pencil "THE BOOK / OF /WISDOM / AND LIES"
Tertiary Insc: verso u.l. pencil "5 1/8 x 3 3/16"
Dimensions: comp 18.7 h x 12.5 w cm sheet 25.4 h x 17.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.179