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Sincerely, William Carlos Williams

To make an incredibly long story short, I’m in Connecticut for the week doing research at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University. 1,743 more words

William Carlos Williams

¶ Chaucer — Works (1896)

Chaucer, Geoffrey. The works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Ed. F. S. Ellis. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896.

Illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones. Vellum copy. No Morris book label. 71 more words

19th Cent.

A Postcard from the Beneicke's Takamiya Collection

For a long while I’ve been intrigued by the large concentration of important Chaucerians in Japan.  Japanese scholars present at Anglophone medievalist conferences around the world, and their work appears regularly in monographs, collections, and journals.  1,524 more words


¶ Four sagas (19th century)

The following titles are bound together:

[1] Gislason, Konrad, ed. Sagan af Helga ok Grími Droplaugarsonum. Copenhagen: Brødrene Berlings Bogtrykkeri, 1847.

Digital version: 56 more words

Sotheby 1898

¶ Keats — Poems (1894)

Keats, John. The poems of John Keats. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894.

Inscribed “Sold to Henry Gamman, August 1897. S. C. Cockerell.” Clipped signature of Morris tipped in. 62 more words

19th Cent.

¶ Shelley — Poetical works (1894–95)

Shelley, Percy Bysshe. The poetical works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. 3 vols. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894–95.

Vellum copy. Inscribed “Sold to Henry Gamman, August 1897. 69 more words

19th Cent.

¶ Laxdaela-Saga (1826)

Laxdaela-Saga. Copenhagen: sumtibus Legati Magnæani ex typographeo H. F. Popp, 1826.

Presentation inscription from Morris to Forman.

Provenance: Morris. — Harry Buxton Forman — William F. 13 more words

Sotheby 1898