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William Morris. ‘The Story of Egil Son of Scaldgrim’

Reference code
MOR/001/003
Title
William Morris. ‘The Story of Egil Son of Scaldgrim’
Date
1873-1874
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; pp. 160 (158-60 blank). Quarto. Olive green spine, with vellum boards (The Doves Bindery, n.d.). See M. Tidcombe, ibid.
Scope and content
‘The Story of Egil Son of Scaldgrim’; 1873-4. Unfinished calligraphic manuscript, with flourished penwork initial. See Dunlap, ibid., 62. Morris's translation from the Icelandic Egil's Saga was first published by May Morris, William Morris, Artist, Writer, Socialist, 1 (1936), 565-636. A slightly different version of the first thirteen chapters is in BL Add. MS 45317. KML no. 49. MoW 1542; see also MoW 902, 1260.
Creator
Morris, William (1834-1896), poet, artist and socialist
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/907