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Bonna–Bergé copy sold

A previously unlocated copy of the Chaucer was sold by Sotheby (in association with Pierre Bergé & associés), Paris, 28 June 2017, lot 692, for €52,634. 103 more words

Geoffrey Chaucer

Talk by Dominic Riley

Dominic Riley, bookbinder and artist, will give a talk entitled “A Kelmscott Chaucer for Our Times: Celebrating a New Binding” at the Book Club of California on 10 July 2017. 401 more words

Geoffrey Chaucer

¶ Savonarola — Epistola de contemptu mundi (1894)

Savonarola, Girolamo. Epistola de contemptu mundi di frate Hieronymo da Ferrara dellordine de frati predicatori la quale manda. Ed. Charles Fairfax Murray. London: Kelmscott Press, 1894. 30 more words

19th Cent.

¶ Moland — Nouvelles françoises en prose (1856)

Moland, Louis Émile Dieudonné, and Charles d’Hâericault. Nouvelles françoises en prose du XIIIe siécle. Paris: P. Jannet, 1856.

Signed “W. Morris Red House, Upton, Kent” on half-title. 37 more words

19th Cent.

¶ Tennyson — Maud (1893)

Tennyson, Alfred. Maud: a monodrama. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893.

Marked “Press room copy.”

Provenance: Morris. — ABI Books, Santa Barbara. — Sanford and Helen Berger (purchased from ABI Books, February 1985, for $675). — Huntington Library (607647).

Reference: Bibliography, A17.

19th Cent.

¶ Shakespeare — Poems (1893)

Shakespeare, William. The poems of William Shakespeare. Ed. Frederick S. Ellis. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893.

Presentation copy from Morris to Ellis (see below).

Provenance: 16 more words

19th Cent.

¶ Morris — Well at the world's end (1896)

Morris, William. The well at the world’s end. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896.

Vellum copy. No inscription. Note at end: “Blemished copy | S C Cockerell.” 22 more words

19th Cent.