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Detailed Information for Seller's item number: OB756
Earthly Paradise. A Poem by William Morris
Author: Morris, William, 1834-1896
Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, 1905

Twelve volumes; 19.5 cm. Title vignette. This huge poem was first published 1868-1870. The twelve-volume edition from which this derives was one of Morris's last projects, in 1896, at the Kelmscott Press. A series of twenty-four tales, two for each month of the year; twelve from classical sources, the other twelve chiefly from medieval Latin, French and Icelandic originals. Contents: An Apology. Prologue: The Wanderers. The Author to the Reader; March: Atalanta’s Race. The Man Born To Be King; April: Doom of King Acrisius. The Proud King; May: Story of Cupid and Psyche. Writing on the Image; June: Love of Alcestis. The Lady of the Land; July: The Son of Croesus. The Watching of the Falcon; August: Pygmalian and the Image. Ogier the Dane; September: Death of Paris. The Land East of the Sun and West of the Moon; October: Story of Acontius and Cydippe. The Man Who Never Laughed Again; November: Story of Rhodope. Lovers of Gudrun; December: Golden Apples. Fostering of Aslaug; January: Bellerophon at Argos. Ring Given to Venus; February: Bellerophon in Lycia. Hill of Venus; Epilogue; L’Envoi. Each volume has the bookplate of John Quinn (1870-1925). Blue paper over boards; very good. Stock#OB756.

Price: US$150.00. Quantity available: 1.
 Appr.: | AUD 196.85 CAD 193.80 EUR 132.74 GBP 113.12 JPY 15000 MXN 2500 ZAR 2000 

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Earthly Paradise A Poem by William Morris

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   The Owl at the Bridge
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Phone: 401-467-7362

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