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Poems by the way: PB 72-2005

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Poems by the way

Maker(s)

Author: Morris, William
Printer: Morris, William
Designer: Morris, William
Printer: Kelmscott Press
Bookseller: Reeves & Turner

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Categories

Description

Written by William Morris.

With the original designs by Morris for three initial letters fastened on front paste-down. William Morris’s signature pasted on back paste-down. Cutting from sales catalogue also on back paste-down indicates book originally contained loose proofs of p.111-113. Later sales cutting laid in.

[4], 197 p ; 21 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005-10) by Surtees, Virginia

Dating

Production date: AD 1891

Note

In black and red, with initials; first page of text within ornamental border. Colophon: "Here endeth Poems by the way, written by William Morris, and printed by him at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the county of Middlesex; and finished on the 24th day of September of the year 1891. Sold by Reeves & Turner, 196, Strand, London". Limited ed. of 300 copies printed on paper, 13 on vellum. Cf. Peterson. Bound in stiffened vellum, lettered in gold on spine, with green silk ties; edges uncut.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing
Drawing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 72-2005
Primary reference Number: 125053
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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