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‘Lancelot du Lake’

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‘Lancelot du Lake’
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Extent and format
Paper; ff. (i) + 1-166; 167-285; 286-382 (renumbered 1-97) + 98-307; 76. Folio. Half leather binding, green (MOR/01/01, 02), full leather binding, green (MOR/01/03), leather binding, maroon (MOR/01/04). Initials 'GBJ' (Georgiana Burne-Jones) on the flyleaf of MOR/01/03.
Scope and content
‘Lancelot du Lake'. Unpublished translation from Lancelot du Lac (Paris, 1513). Morris's copy is Kelmscott Manor Library (KML), no. 63. This MS translation was in the possession of Charles Fairfax Murray by November 1873 (letter to Murray, 5 Nov. 1873, in Norman Kelvin, Collected Letters of William Morris (1984), 1, 204-5). Four volumes MOR/01/01-03. Fair copy in three volumes (3 in calligraphic (archaic) script); 1870-3. KML no. 64. MoW 1519;- MOR/01/04. Calligraphic fair copy of part of the text in MOR/01/01; 1874. Unfinished. KML no. 65. MoW 1520.
Morris, William (1834-1896), poet, artist and socialist
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