The Earthly Paradise. A Poem. William MORRIS.
The Earthly Paradise. A Poem.

The Earthly Paradise. A Poem.

London: F.S. Ellis, 1870-, 1871.

Four volumes, octavo; contemporary manuscript inscriptions and attractive bookplates in each; contemporary half dark green morocco, top edges gilt, others uncut.

Fifth edition of parts one and two, and second edition of parts three and four. A fine set of Morris's third book, which was later published by the Kelmscott Press. Based on classical and medieval sources, The Earthly Paradise is best known for its introductory poems on the months, which use as their prompt Morris's personal unhappiness.

Fifth edition of parts one and two, and second edition of parts three and four. A fine set of Morris's third book, which was later published by the Kelmscott Press. Based on classical and medieval sources, The Earthly Paradise is best known for its introductory poems on the months, which use as their prompt Morris's personal unhappiness.

Price (AUD): $1,185.00  other currencies Ref: #2408337

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