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Great Britain 1833 – 1898

William MORRIS

Great Britain 1834 – 1896

author and designer


Great Britain born 1890


The life and death of Jason, a poem 1895 Description: Hammersmith, William Morris, 1895. 356pp + [vi] (+ 18 blank). (Stiff vellum with 6 green silk ties | brown paper cover | gilt lettering on spine)
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 200 paper; 6 vellum

Primary Insc: Bookplate: Poynton
Dimensions: book (overall) 29.6 h x 22.0 w x 3.6 d cm page 29.2 h x 21.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.2345.1-2