|Title||Sonnets and lyrical poems |
|Detail Depicted||Printing -- Decorative elements -- Initials (Page 97)|
Printing -- Typefaces (Page 97)
|Creator/Author||Dante Gabriel Rossetti [Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882] |
|Publisher||Kelmscott Press |
|Place of Publication||Hammersmith [England--London] |
|Date of Publication||1894 |
|Genre Heading||Printed books--1801-1900 (19th century)|
|Bibliographic Elements||x, 197 p. 21 cm (8vo) |
|Printing Method||Letterpress on handmade laid paper |
|Printer||Kelmscott Press |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--Wood engravings|
|Binding||Bound in limp vellum with dull green silk ties as issued. |
|General Notes||Signatures: [a][superscript 8] b-n[superscript 8] o[superscript 4 [$2 (- o2) signed]; 108 leaves, pp.  [i-ii] iii-x [xi-xii] [1-2] 3-160 [161-162] 163-182  184-197  .|
Roman lettering on title page designed by William Morris.
Borders 4a and I; 4-, 6- and 10-line printer's initials; sonnet numbers, footnotes, shoulder titles, and some lines in red.
Colophon: [ornament I] Here ends the book of Sonnets and Lyrical Poems, written by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 14, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of Middlesex; finished on the 20th day of February of the year 1894. [printer's mark 1] Sold by Ellis & Elvey, 29 New Bond Street, W.
310 paper copies and 6 vellum copies issued. UW copy is on paper.
Flower (no. 2) watermarks.
|References||Peterson A20a |
|Digital Collection||Historical Book Arts Collection |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Special Collections |
|Call Number||SpecColl Rare Books 821 R73so |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned in RGB color using an Olympus C-2000 Zoom digital camera and saved in.jpg format and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2003 |
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