Jun 17, 2021 - Sale 2573

Sale 2573 - Lot 289

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 4,500
(KELMSCOTT PRESS.) Caxton, William. The Golden Legend. 3 volumes. Lettering designed by William Morris; wood-engraved illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones. Large 4to, contemporary gilt-decorated full vellum by Morley with central coat-of-arms device, boards slightly bowed, light, scattered soiling, top edges gilt; endpapers foxed. Notice to the binder laid in. One of 500 sets. The Golden Legend was to be the Press's first work but because of its length and production problems, Morris was forced to publish several shorter volumes before it was completed. Peterson A7. Hammersmith, (1892)