The Blessed Damozel. Vale Press


The blessed damozel. reprinted from The Germ.


Author: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel
Bookbinder: Ricketts, Charles de Sousy
Bookbinder: J. & J. Leighton
Publisher: Hacon & Ricketts
Printer: Ballantyne Press
Printer: Vale Press



26,[2]p ; 10x13cm (0bl. 4to).

Date of publication and print’s name from colophon.
Colophon: Printed under the supervision of Charles Ricketts at the Ballantyne press [i.e. Vale Press]. Of this edition two hundred & ten copies have been printed on paper & ten on vellum. London, Published by Hacon & Ricketts, at the sign of the Dial, 52 Warwick street, Regent street. Mdcccxcviii.” This copy is on vellum.
Provenance: ms. inscr. on front paste-down e.p.: ‘Given to the Fitzwilliam Museum by Charles Ricketts Jan. 21 1915.’.
Manuscript note by S. C. Cockerell: “The binding was designed by Charles Ricketts & executed by J. & J. Leighton.”