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Lot 105[KELMSCOTT PRESS]
MORRIS, WILLIAM. The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs
. [Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1898]. One of 160 copies. Original limp vellum with green ties. 12 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches; printed in red and black and with two full-page woodcuts by Edward Burne-Jones, finely illustrated with woodcut decoration. Bookplate of Nelson Doubleday, contemporary ownership signature to pastedown, old booksellers description tipped to front blank, vellum lightly soiled, a very good copy. Peterson A50.


C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection

Sold for $8,750
Estimate $5,000-8,000


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