The Roots of the Mountains: Wherein is Told Somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale, Their Friends, Their Neighbors, Their Foemen, and Their Fellows in Arms. William Morris.
The Roots of the Mountains: Wherein is Told Somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale, Their Friends, Their Neighbors, Their Foemen, and Their Fellows in Arms
The Roots of the Mountains: Wherein is Told Somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale, Their Friends, Their Neighbors, Their Foemen, and Their Fellows in Arms
The Roots of the Mountains: Wherein is Told Somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale, Their Friends, Their Neighbors, Their Foemen, and Their Fellows in Arms

The Roots of the Mountains: Wherein is Told Somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale, Their Friends, Their Neighbors, Their Foemen, and Their Fellows in Arms

London: Reeves & Turner, [1889].

First edition. One of 250 copies in the "Superior Edition" bound in full chintz with Morris & Co. "Honeysuckle" design, printed by the Chiswick Press on large Whatman paper created especially for this work. [vii], 424 pp. Near Fine with subtle fading to spine, pastedowns a bit wrinkled, top edge foxed. A visionary realization of all the book arts (writing included), this fantasy romance was one of the inspirations for Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. A truly beautiful book. Item #140938468

Price: $3,000.00

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