Recent Additions to the Roger and Marlene Peattie Collection

The Roger and Marlene Peattie Collection

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. Ballads and Narrative Poems. Hammersmith, Kelmscott Press for Ellis & Elvey, 1893.

Printed in red and black. With woodcut double title and several woodcut initials both designed by William Morris. 227 pp. Large 8vo. Orig. limp vellum with 2 silk ties (1 broken) and with gilt-lettered title on spine.. One of 310 paper copies besides 6 on vellum. Armorial ex-libris on first paste-down.

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. Sonnets and Lyrical Poems.
Hammersmith, The Kelmscott Press for Ellis & Elvey, 1894.. With woodcut title borders and many woodcut initials designed by William Morris. X, 197 pp. Large 8vo. Orig. limp vellum with 2 silk ties and with gilt-lettered spine.. One of 310 paper copies besides 6 on vellum. Exlibris “Robert Hall 1902” on first paste-down.

Malory, Sir Thomas. Le Morte D’Arthur (Aubrey Beardsley illustrator).This edition of Le Morte DArthur is limited to 300 Copies on Dutch Hand Made paper and 1500 ordinary copies, after printing which the type has been distributed.” Present copy is one of the 1500. The two Volumes in publisher s cream-coloured cloth decorated on front and spine with design of stylized irises, Beardsley-Art Nouveau-style, stamped in blind and richly gilded.Titles on spine treated equally.

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