The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems. William Morris.
The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems.
The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems.
The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems.
(King, Jessie M.)

The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems.

King, Jessie M. (illus.)

London & NY: John Lane, 1904. Octavo. 310pp. First edition thus. With lovely illustrations throughout by Jessie M. King in black & white, including numerous head- and tailpieces, as well as twenty-four full-page plates. The Scottish illustrator studied at the Glasgow School of Art, which became known as the center of the "Glasgow Style," Scotland's Art Nouveau movement characterized by the influences of Celtic imagery, Japanese prints, and the work of William Morris himself. The Art Nouveau binding, in gilt-decorated dark red cloth, was also designed by King and shows a pictorial gilt-stamped design of a resplendent Guenevere. With the original glassine dust wrapper, and housed in a slipcase. A few small chips and one small hole to dust wrapper, some faint, scattered foxing to contents, else a fine copy. T.e.g. Item #23759

Price: $1,250.00

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