Book Description

8vo. First edition. Original aquamarine cloth, gilt. Top edge stained green. Jacket design by Jeanyee Wong. Small patch of discolouration to the top edge. Author presentation on fly. Three newspaper obituaries of Morris tucked loosely inside have tanned the front endpapers. Unclipped d/w very slightly rubbed at extremities and with a nick to the bottom edge of the front panel. Near fine in near fine d/w.
Dealer Notes
The book was presented to John Baxter Black: ‘To John with gratitude for sharing his erudition about the tenth century with me, and with friendship, Ivan Morris 28.ix.64’.
Author Morris, Ivan
Date 1964
Publisher New York, Alfred A. Knopf

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