Item #338546 Atalanta in Calydon: A Tragedy. Kelmscott Press, Algernon Swinburne.
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from William Morris to Edward Burne Jones

Atalanta in Calydon: A Tragedy.

[Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894].

One of 250 paper copies. Wood-cut title-page, first page of text within large woodcut border, woodcut borders and decorative initials throughout; printed in red and black in Troy and Chaucer type. 81 pp. 1 vols. Small folio. from William Morris to Edward Burne Jones. Original vellum. Ties perished, minor soiling, a fine copy. Bookplate of Edward Burne-Jones. Slipcase Wise, Swinburne, 14; Peterson A25 (this copy cited). Item #338546

Presentation copy, inscribed “to Edward Burne-Jones from William Morris August 10, 1894”

This was the only Kelmscott Press book to contain type not created by Morris, a Greek font designed by Selwyn Image for the publisher Macmillan.

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