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William MORRIS

Great Britain 1834 – 1896

designer

Raoul LEFEVRE

France born 1450

author

William CAXTON

England 1421 – 1491

translator

H Halliday SPARLING

Great Britain

editor

The recuyell of the historye of Troye. 2 Vols 1892 Description: Troye. London, Bernard Quaritch, 1892. Vol I 296pp + xvi (+ 10 blank) | Vol II-III pp 297-718 (+16 blank). (Title, borders and initial letters) (Limp vellum with 6 gold silk ties | title TROYE I/TROYE II-III gilt on spine)
Place made: England
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, relief woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block; letterpress text printed in black ink and colour Edition: edition of 2000

Primary Insc: 3 bookplates: Sophie Hall-Walker, James Stewart Geikie, Poynton. Pencil notations.
Dimensions: book (overall) 30.0 h x 22.0 w x 2.4 d cm page 29.2 h x 21.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.2358.1-2V