The Story of the Glittering Plain

Which has been also called The Land of Living Men or The Acre of the Undying

MORRIS, William

THE FIRST KELMSCOTT PRESS BOOK

MORRIS, William The Story of the Glittering Plain Which has been also called The Land of Living Men or The Acre of the Undying

Kelmscott Press, 1891.

One of 200 copies. Original vellum, yapp fore-edge and ribbon ties. Hand made paper. Pictorial title page with ornamental borders. Wood cut initials. A very good copy indeed, very slight dustiness to the vellum.

The first book to come from Morris's Kelmscott Press. The printing of the 200 copies was completed in April and completely sold out by July. The story is a fantasy novel, which not only influenced the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien, but which remains accessible to modern day readers.

Stock ID: 31650

£3,750.00

Add to bag Add to favourites Make an enquiry

Browse related books

Tales From the Earthly Paradise

MORRIS, William

£85.00

The Collected Works of William Morris

MORRIS, William

£2,500.00

Silas Marner

ELIOT, George

£3,500.00

The Ingoldsby Legends

INGOLDSBY, Thomas / [BARNHAM, Richard Harris]

£950.00

Orley Farm

TROLLOPE, Anthony

£4,500.00

The Works

SURTEES, Robert Smith

£3,500.00

Barnaby Rudge

DICKENS, Charles

£1,500.00

The Archipelago on Fire

VERNE, Jules

£15,000.00

Hodge and His Masters

JEFFERIES, Richard

£250.00

The Works of Henry Fielding, Esq

FIELDING, Henry

£1,500.00

The Early Fiction of Richard Jefferies

TOPLIS, Grace (Editor) / JEFFERIES, Richard

£125.00

The Works Comprising: Tom Jones; Joseph Andrews; Amelia and Miscellanies

FIELDING, Henry

£600.00

Master Humphrey's Clock

DICKENS, Charles

£1,500.00

The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe

£2,250.00

Memoirs of Grimaldi

"BOZ" / DICKENS, Charles

£350.00

Martin Chuzzlewit

DICKENS, Charles

£4,500.00

As Silver Is Tried

KERMODE, M.E.

£750.00

Notre-Dame De Paris

HUGO, Victor

£45,000.00

Prince Otto

STEVENSON, Robert Louis

£12,500.00

A Footnote to History

STEVENSON, Robert Louis

£3,500.00