The Defence of Guenevere

Here beginneth the Defence of Guenevere ...

William Morris, the celebrated English craftsman, poet and member of the Arts and Crafts Movement, established the Kelmscott Press in 1891, which produced books modelled on the incunabula of the fifteenth century. The Defence of Guenevere is a small quarto, bound in vellum, featuring Golden Type in black and red, a font that Morris based on the letterforms of the fifteenth century Venetian, Nicolas Jenson. The library holds sixteen of the original titles from the famous Kelmscott Press. This title is the fifth book from Kelmscott Press and is one of 300 copies.

The Defence of Guenevere
William Morris, 1834-1896
Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1891

Here ends the Defence of Guenevere... Rapunzel

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