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    Two William Morris First Editions

    [Kelmscott Press]. William Morris. Two First Editions, including: Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair. [Hammersmith]: [Kelmscott Press], [1895]. First edition. Two small octavo volumes. 256, 239 pages. Publisher's quarter beige cloth with blue paper boards and paper spine labels. Darkened backstrips and paper labels with toning and abrading. Lightly rubbed extremities and Volume I with some spots of soiling to front board. Volume I with cracked front hinge. Top edges dusty. Volume II with bookplate. Housed in publisher's paper slipcases with rubbing. A very good set. [and:] An Address Delivered by William Morris at the Distribution of Prizes to Students of the Birmingham Municipal School of Art on Feb. 21, 1894. [London]: [Longmans & Co.], [1898]. First edition. Small quarto. 25 pages. Publisher's quarter blue cloth with blue paper boards and titles stamped in black on front. Light toning and soiling with some offsetting to front board. Backstrip darkened. Offsetting to endpapers with small ownership stamp on front pastedown. A very good copy.

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