The Story of Cupid & Psyche. William Morris.
The Story of Cupid & Psyche
The Story of Cupid & Psyche

The Story of Cupid & Psyche

London: Rampant Lions Press, 1974. William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. 1st Edition Deluxe Issue. Leather. Folio. Near Fine. Item #42577

Two volumes in dark blue morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with tan gilt lettered title labels on spine. Housed in decorated cardboard slipcase. Also included a solander box of quarter blue morocco over decorated boards. Limted edition of 130 copies of the deluxe edition numbered in Roman. This is number C. Volume one with text by A.R. Duffyand 26 plates. Volume two with the text by Morris with 44 engravings. Solander box with folio set of all the drawings and engravings undbound. This was a Kelmscott project never completed. THe drawings were kept by Morris family and given to the Society of Antiquaries in 1938 and rediscovered in the 60's and now published in 1974 in this exquisite edition. Minor wear only.

Price: $4,250.00

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