FIRST EDITION. 4to. 10 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches. 86 pp. Black-and-white illustrations throughout by Edward Burne-Jones; text clean, unmarked. Cloth, spine titled in blue, printed brown paper dust jacket; binding square and tight. Housed in a brown-paper-covered slip-case, minor shelf wear. Muir Dawson's copy. Fine. A case study of a book projected by William Morris and Edward Byrne-Jones that was never published. Brings to light new illustrations by Burne-Jones. Joseph Dunlap was a Life Member and the North American Secretary of the US William Morris Society. Dunlap was a leading figure in William Morris studies in the United States as a writer, mentor, lecturer, and collector.
Joseph Riggs Dunlap, The Book That Never Was, William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones, Printing History