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William MORRIS

Great Britain 1834 – 1896


William CAXTON

England 1421 – 1491



Great Britain


The history of Godefrey of Boloyne and of the conquest of Iherusalem 1892-93 Description: Godefrey of Boloyne. Hammersmith, William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1893. 452pp + xxiv (12 blank). (Initial letters and borders) (Bound in limp vellum with 6 green ties | 'Godefrey of Boloyne' in 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 300 paper; 6 vellum

Primary Insc: Bookplate (Poynton); pencil ins.f.c. "Sd/-/-/ First Book published and sold/ at the Kelmscott Press/ Caxton".
Dimensions: book (overall) 29.3 h x 21.4 w x 4.2 d cm page 28.6 h x 20.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.2361