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The Well at the World's End by William Morris - Hardcover - 1896 - from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA (SKU: 5191)

The Well at the World's End

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The Well at the World's End

by William Morris

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  • very good
  • hardcover
Condition
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About This Item

Full limp vellum with faded gilt particulars to spine in custom black cloth and red morocco slipcase. Deckled edges. Silk ties oxidized and lacking; modest spotting to top edge (see image). 496 pp. 8 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches

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Bookseller
William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
5191
Title
The Well at the World's End
Author
William Morris
Illustrator
Edward Burne-Jones
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Kelmscott Press
Place of Publication
Hammersmith
Date published
1896
Keywords
Typography,
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;
Size
4to

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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About the Seller

William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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Ft Lauderdale, Florida
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About William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

We are a brick & mortar store located between I95 and the Florida Turnpike. We focus on the visual aspects of books and the book as artifact. We have large Art and Graphic Art sections including haute couture magazines but also carry Architecture, Ancient & Classical History, Performing Arts and Books on Books & Antiques. We have a large selection of Antiquarian Books, Antique maps & Antique prints. Hours by chance or appointment.

Glossary

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]

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