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TALE OF THE EMPEROR COUSTANS AND OF OVER SEA.|THE
(Hammersmith, Middlesex, England: Kelmscott Press, 1894. quarter cloth, paper covered boards, edges uncut. Kelmscott Press. 32mo. quarter cloth, paper covered boards, edges uncut. (iv), 130 pages. Printed in an edition limited to 545 copies, this being one of 525 paper copies. (Cockerell 26, Peterson A26, Walsdorf 26). The first of these stories, The Tale of the Emperor Coustans, was the source of The Man Born to be King in The Earthly Paradise. The second story is A Tale of Over Sea. Printed in red and black in Chaucer type, wood-engraved titles, borders and initials designed by Morris. With three and six line initials, shoulder notes and some lines (including colophon) in red. Covers lightly soiled. Slightly scuffed at lower fore-edge corners. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Foxing on endpapers.
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