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  • Syr Ysambrace.


  • Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901, editor.
  • Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898, artist.
  • Kelmscott Press.
  • Zaehnsdorf (Firm), binder.
  • William Morris and Kelmscott Press Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Hammersmith : Kelmscott Press, 1897.


  • -  "Edited by F.S. Ellis after the edition printed by J.O. Halliwell from the ms. in the library of Lincoln Cathedral, with a few corrections"--Colophon.
  • -  "Wood-engraved frontispiece designed by Burne-Jones"--Peterson.
  • -  Limited edition of 350 copies printed on paper, 8 on vellum. Cf. Peterson.
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 2049
  • -  Peterson, W.S. Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press, A48
  • -  Morris, Wiliam and S.C. Cockerell, Kelmscott Press, 1898, 48
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LC copy: Original half linen binding.
  • -  LAC nsk 2019-12-06 no edits (1 card)
  • -  LAC ddw 2022-05-02 update (1 card)


  • 41 p., [1] leaf of plates : 1 ill. ; 22 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PR2065 .I8 1897
  • PR2065 .I8 1897 Copy 2 Rosenwald collection item 2049. Printed on vellum. Bound by Zaehnsdorf, 1900.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 49035285

Online Format

  • image
  • pdf
  • online text

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Chicago citation style:

Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, Artist, Kelmscott Press, Binder Zaehnsdorf, William Morris And Kelmscott Press Collection, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. Syr Ysambrace. editeds by Ellis, Frerick Startridge Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1897. Pdf.

APA citation style:

Burne-Jones, E. C., Kelmscott Press, Zaehnsdorf, B., William Morris And Kelmscott Press Collection & Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, Ellis, F. S., ed. (1897) Syr Ysambrace. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, Artist, et al. Syr Ysambrace. ed by Ellis, Frerick Startridge Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1897. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.