London: F. S. Ellis, King Street, Covent Garden, 1879. First Edition. Very Good. Item #6714
Crown 8vo. pp. xx, 275, 4p. adverts. Error in pagination, p.124 as 154. Publisher's green cloth, both boards and spine fully decorated and stamped in gilt. Light wear to the cloth at the corners, light wear to the spine foot, with some unfortunate chipping to the spine head, and a short tear in the cloth along the top front board joint. A couple of notations in pencil to the paste-down and a small and neat ink name to the inner upper corner of the front endpaper, else a clean copy throughout, in a tight and square binding, kept in wonderful condition, with the covers shiny and clean. One of 750 copies printed uniform in size and style with Grettir the Strong, published the year earlier and in ordinary cloth. In this binding scarce, especially in this condition. [The Books of William Morris. H. Buxton Forman, p. 63].