Morris, William - Love is Enough - ( Item 127519 )
Published in London by Folio Society. 2018. First Thus. Fine Hardback. No inscriptions or bookplates. Near Fine slipcase. Slight marks to panels of slipcase. Meticulously produced facsimile of William Morris’s poetic masterpiece. Illustrated on every page and fully bound in leather blocked in gold. Illustrated by Beatrice Pagden. Housed in The Morgan Library & Museum in New York is a rarely seen jewel of Arts and Crafts book production – a personalised copy of William Morris’s poetic masterpiece Love is Enough, hand-illustrated on every page with vibrant floral watercolours by Beatrice Pagden and strikingly bound by the legendary Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson for its original owner, Morris’s publisher and confidant, Frederick Startridge Ellis. Limited to 750 hand-numbered copies of which this is number 131. Hand-bound in leather blocked in gold on front, back, spine and doublures. 152 pages. Abundant floral illustrations by Beatrice Pagden. Slipcase covered in teal cloth blocked in gold. 9? x 5¾?. Love is Enough is now recognised as Morris’s most self-revealing work. He started writing it at the end of 1871, immediately after his return from a cathartic expedition to Iceland, undertaken to escape life in a strained ménage à trois with his wife, Jane, and her lover, the pre-Raphaelite painter-poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Seen in this light, the emotional turmoil of Pharamond, his gruelling journey in search of peace and fulfilment, his encounter with a usurper and his faith in the all-conquering power of love take on an intensely personal meaning.
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