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    Sale 2475 | Lot 158
    Price Realized: $3,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2475 Lot 158

      (KELMSCOTT PRESS.) Morris, William. The Defence of Guenevere. Printed in red and black in Golden type. Wood-engraved border and initials designed by Morris, engraved printer's device. Small 4to, original limp vellum with green silk ties, faded at spine (one broken), calligraphic title lettered in black ink on spine, light soiling, minor wrinkling; custom pull-top slipcase of navy morocco gilt with the initials of John J. Slocum.

      one of 300 copies from a total edition of 310, the first to be bound in limp vellum, and the only Kelmscott Press edition with a hand-lettered spine title. Peterson A5. (Hammersmith, 1892)

      Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,750