"AND NOW IS ALL THAT ANCIENT STORY TOLD OF HIM WHO WON THE GUARDED FLEECE OF GOLD"
MORRIS, William. The Life and Death of Jason. London: Reeves and Turner, 1889. Octavo, 20th-century three-quarter red morocco, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt. $400.
Later edition, handsomely bound by Stikeman.
Morris' poetic rendition of the story of the ancient Greek hero Jason was the first of his poetic works to earn critical and popular praise. First published in 1867. Bookplate.
Only a bit of wear to corners. A lovely volume.