Tales From the Earthly Paradise

Selected and Arranged in Prose by W.J. Glover

MORRIS, William

MORRIS, William Tales From the Earthly Paradise Selected and Arranged in Prose by W.J. Glover

A & C Black, 1913.

First edition in the A & C Black colour series. 8vo. Original grey pictorial boards, lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Twelve full page colour illustrations from drawings by Isabel Bonus. A very good copy indeed. Charming contemporary gift inscription with Morris verse transcribed.

A collection of old-world tales, mainly Greek and Northern, (originally in the form of narrative poems but here rendered in prose for children) arranged much like Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Twelve of Morris's stories, plus the introductory prologue, are included. [From the Preface]

Stock ID: 39820


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