(London: Reeves and Turner, 1891). 193 x 153 mm. (7 1/2 x 6"). 4 p.l., 172 pp. First Trade Edition.
Publisher's dark blue buckram, gilt titling on upper cover and on spine, UNOPENED and untrimmed. Front free endpaper with ink ownership signature and first page with a small pencil notation. LeMire A-54.02 A little chipping to head and tail of spine, a breath of wear to extremities, front hinge separating just slightly at tail, but a sound binding in very good condition overall. Untrimmed edges a little browned, but the contents in excellent condition.
Entirely unopened and in a very good state of preservation, this "Popular Edition" of Morris' fantasy novel was printed the same year as the Kelmscott Press edition (the very first work issued the Press). (ST12660b)
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