Atalanta in Calydon

algernon Swinburne, though not a close friend of William Morris, was an admirer of the Kelmscott Press. Morris had expressed doubts about some of Swinburne's poetry, but he nevertheless agreed to print Atalanta in Calydon. Swinburne was enthusiastic over the results, proclaiming it among the best products of the press. The Greek type used in this book is the only typeface in a Kelmscott book not designed by Morris himself. It was created by Selwyn Image for MacMillan, who then agreed to allow Morris to use it.

The Lear Center copy is bound in the traditional limp vellum with three cloth ties at the foreedge. It was given to the Library by the Ames Family.

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