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William MORRIS

Great Britain 1834 – 1896


Sulkhan-Saba ORBELIANI




Great Britain 1864 – 1948


The book of wisdom and lies. 1894 Description: London, Bernard Quaritch, 1894. 256pp - (xviii) + 14 blank. (Title, borders, initial letters) (Limp vellum with red silk ties, gilt title on spine | green cloth and card folder | green cloth slipcase with marbled paper)
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, relief woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block; letterpress text printed in black ink and colour Support: handmade laid linen paper
Manufacturer's Mark: Kelmscott flower
Edition: edition of 250
Place Published: London: Bernard Quatrich

Primary Insc: Bookplates: T. Hugh Cobb, Poynton
Dimensions: book (overall) 21.1 h x 14.8 w x 2.8 d cm page 20.6 h x 14.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Peterson(1984),A28
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.2366