|Title||A dream of John Ball and A king's lesson |
|Detail Depicted||Printing -- Page design (Frontispiece)|
Illustrations--Relief--Wood Engravings (Frontispiece)
|Creator/Author||William Morris [Morris, William, 1834-1896] |
|Publisher||Kelmscott Press |
|Place of Publication||Hammersmith [England--London] |
|Date of Publication||1892 |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Ball, John, d. 1381--Fiction|
Matthias I, King of Hungary,1443-1490--Fiction
Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, Sir,1833-1898
|Genre Heading||Printed books--1801-1900 (19th century)|
|Bibliographic Elements||123 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. (4to) |
|Printing Method||Letterpress on handmade laid paper |
|Printer||Kelmscott Press |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--Wood engravings|
|Illustrator||Burne-Jones [Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, Sir, 1833-1898] |
|Binding||Bound in limp vellum with reddish-brown silk ties as issued.|
Stamped in Golden type in gold on spine: JOHN BALL.
|General Notes||Signatures: [a][superscript 4] b-h[superscript 8] i[superscript 6] [$4 (-[a]1, 2, 3, 4, b1, c2, i1, i4) signed]; 66 leaves, pp.   2-111 [112-113] 114-123 .|
Borders 3a, 4, and 2; six- and ten-line initials; shoulder titles and a few lines in red.
Colophon: [printer's mark I] This book, a Dream of John Ball and a King's Lesson, was written by William Morris, and printed by him at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of Middle- sex; and finished on the 13th day of May, 1892. sold by Reeves & Turner, 196, Strand, London.
300 paper copies and 11 vellum copies. UW copy is on paper.
Illustration shows Adam and Eve.
|Previous Owners||Philip C. Duschnes |
|References||Peterson A6 |
|Digital Collection||Historical Book Arts Collection |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Special Collections |
|Call Number||SpecColl Rare Books 828 M83dl |
|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 |
|Content||A dream of John Ball first appeared in the Commonweal, 1886-87. A king's lesson, a story based on the life of Matthias Corvinus, also appeared in the Commonweal, Sept. 18, 1886. Both were reprinted in a single volume by Reeves & Turner in 1888; the Kelmscott Press text was set from the third edition. |
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