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William MORRIS

Great Britain 1834 – 1896

author and designer


Great Britain 1853 – 1917


The water of the Wondrous Isles 1897 Description: Hammersmith, Kelmscott Press, 1897. 340pp + [iv] + (22 blank). (Stiff vellum with green silk ties | brown paper cover)
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 250 paper; 6 vellum

Primary Insc: Orde Poynton bookplate.
Dimensions: book (overall) 29.1 h x 21.6 w x 3.2 d cm page 28.8 h x 20.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.2354