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Baldry, Alfred Lys. Sir John Everett Millais, His Art and Influence. London: Bell, 1899. PRB-794

Bandello, Matteo. The Novels of Matteo Bandello, Bishop of Agen. First done into English prose and verse, by John Payne. 6 vols. London: Printed for the Villon Society for private subscription and for private circulation only, 1890. According to John Payne's introductory biographical note, Matteo Bandello was the "most celebrated novelist of the Italian Renaissance period." His exact birth date is not known, but he was probably born "in the penultimate decade of the fifteenth century." He acquired a knowledge of the world by traveling with his uncle, Fra Vincenzo Bandello, General of the Dominican Order, "through Italy, France, Spain and Germany to inspect the convents of his order." His quiet literary life in Milan was disrupted by the war between Spain and France, and he had to take flight after the disastrous battle of Pavia, after which the Imperialists burned his father's house, destroying many books and manuscripts. Bandello never fully recovered from this destruction and after wandering about Italy for a time, he decided to expatriate himself and settle in France. Much of Banello's writings have been lost, but what remains, Payne has translated into English. PRB-145

Bannerman, Anne. Tales of Superstition and Chivalry. London: Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry by James Swan, 1802. Bound in red morocco with gilt-raised bands on spine by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London; a.e.g. In case with Hood, Thomas. Odes and Addresses to Great People. 1824. PRB-173

Barrington, Emilie Isabel. G. F. Watts: Reminiscences. New York: Macmillan; London: Allen, 1905. Design for cover: Figure representing humanity gazing upward from earth's orbit to the universe beyond, by Watts. Plates accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress. The author notes the difficulty of writing about someone soon after their death, and states that to attempt to write "an impartial criticism of one who was possessed of such an unusual power of sympathy and of so much personal charm would at any time be difficult; at this moment it would seem impossible. My object in writing the following pages is to record accurately those things which have reference to my huband's and my own personal friendship with Watts during many years of his life--to give to the future a page of contemporary history, which, though by no means exhaustive, is correct." PRB-97

Barrington, Russell, Mrs. G. F. Watts: Reminiscences. London: Allen, 1905. PRB-812

Bate, Percy H. The English Pre-Raphaelite Painters: Their Associates and Successors. 91 illustrations. 1st ed. London: Bell, 1899. Frontispiece accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress. The Preface to this work says that it is "an endeavour to give both in letterpress and illustrations a brief review of the artists who have painted under the Pre-Raphaelite inspiration, and of the work which they have done." The work deals only with pictorial art, omitting because of space considerations information on sculpture and the decorative arts. This work contains seven photogravure plates and 83 illustrations in half-tone. PRB-82

Baylis, Wyke. Five Great Painters of the Victorian Era: Leighton, Millais, Burne-Jones, Watts, Holman Hunt. London: Low, Marston, 1902. Title in red and black; initials. Contents: My lady the prologue; The queen and the R. B. A.; Frederic, Lord Leighton: the painter of the gods; Sir John Millais: the painter of men and women; Sir Edward Burne-Jones: the painter of the golden age; George Frederick Watts: the painter of love and life; William Holman Hunt: the painter of the Christ; My lord the epilogue. Art, and the national life. PRB-845

---. Five Great Painters of the Victorian Era: Leighton, Millais, Burne-Jones, Watts, Holman Hunt. 2nd ed. London: Marston, 1904. PRB-793

Beerbohm, Max. Rossetti and His Circle. Limited ed. London: Heinemann, 1922. Each plate accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress. "This edition, numbered and signed by the author, is limited to three hundred and eighty copies, of which three hundred and fifty are for sale, and thirty for presentation. This is no. 16 [signed] Max Beerbohm." Max Beerbohm has done color drawings recording his impressions of Rossetti and his friends. In his introduction Beerbohm states that "in London, in the great days of a deep, smug, thick, rich, drab, industrial complacency, Rossetti shone, for the men and women who knew him, with the ambiguous light of a red torch somewhere in a dense fog. And so he still shines for me." PRB-63

---. Rossetti and His Circle. Trade ed. London: Heinemann, 1922. Each plate accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress. In his introduction Beerbohm states that "in London, in the great days of a deep, smug, thick, rich, drab, industrial complacency, Rossetti shone, for the men and women who knew him, with the ambiguous light of a red torch somewhere in a dense fog. And so he still shines for me." PRB-66

Bell, Mackenzie. Spring's Immortality: And Other Poems. London: Ward, Lock, & Bowden, 1893. Printed by the Chiswick Press. Inscribed by Mr. Bell to William Morris. PRB-427

Bell, Malcolm. Edward Burne-Jones; A Record and Review. London: Bell, 1892. "Chronological catalogue of Mr. Burne-Jones's finished pictures, excluding coloured cartoons for windows" (p.107-11). "List of cartoons for stained glass windows designed by Mr. Burne-Jones" (p. 111-123). PRBF-6

---. Sir Edward Burne-Jones, A Record and Review. 4th ed. London: Bell, 1910. Fourth edition published Sept. 1898. Reissued, 1910. "Chronological catalogue of finished pictures." "A list of the unfinished pictures sold at Christie's, July 16th and 18th, 1898." "List of cartoons for stained glass windows" PRB-775

Bennett, Mary. Artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Circle: The First Generation: Catalogue of Works in the Walker Art Gallery, Lady Lever Art Gallery and Sudley Art Gallery. London: Humphries, 1988. PRB-628

Benson, Arthur Christopher. Rossetti. London: Macmillan, 1904. PRB-867

---. Rossetti. New Pocket ed. London: Macmillan, 1926. PRB-765

Bensusan, Samuel Levy. The Charm of Rossetti. London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1911. Title within ornamental border. Copy 1: Green suede cover, stamped in gold; uncut pages. 2 copies. PRBP-11

Beowulf. The Tale of Beowulf. Done out of the Old English tongue by William Morris and A. J. Wyatt. Hammersmith: Kelmscott P, 1895. Original limp vellum binding. PRBF-57

---. The Tale of Beowulf, Sometime King of the Folk of the Weder Geats. William Morris and A. J. Wyatt, tr. London: Longmans, 1898. "New edition, August 1898. PRB-160

Bible. N.T. Gospels. Selections. The Parables of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. With pictures by J. E. Millais, engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. London: Routlege, 1864. Bound in blue cloth stamped in gold and in blind. PRB-564

Bible. N.T. The Sermon on the Mount. London: Chatto & Windus, 1911. Designed, written out and illuminated by Alberto Sangorski. Includes a miniature taken from the painting The Light of the World by Holman Hunt, in St. Paul's Cathedral. Statement on publication information is taken from the colophon on the last page of the work. PRB-5

Bible. O.T. Song of Solomon. The Song of Songs. With six illustrations, decorative border by Edward Burne-Jones. New York: Russell, 1902. "Of this edition there have been printed--Twenty-five large paper copies on Japanese vellum, numbered 1 to 25: One hundred large paper copies on Brown's hand-made paper, numbered 26 to 125: Eight hundred and seventy-five copies on special vellum paper, numbered 126 to 1,000." This copy is no. 10. Bound in Japanese vellum boards with gold printing and decorative border on front cover; corner of back cover broken off. PRB-250

Bickley, Francis Lawrance, 1885-. The Pre-Raphaelite Comedy. London: Constable, 1932. PRB-916

Birminham City Museum and Art Gallery. Illustrations of One Hundred Water Colours in the Permanent Collection. Birmingham: The Museum, 1953. PRBP-22

Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen. The Love-Lyrics and Songs of Proteus. With the Love-Sonnets of Proteus by the same author, now reprinted in their full text with many sonnets omitted from the earlier editions. London: Kelmscott P, 1892. Colophon: Here end the Love-Lyrics. Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of Middlesex, and finished on the 26th day of January of the year 1892. Sold by Reeves & Turner, 196 Strand, London. [Printers mark] First pages of text of the Lyrics and the Sonnets within ornamental borders; initials and caption in red. 300 copies on paper. Bound in white vellum, with ties. PRB-465

Boas, Henrietta O'Brien. Rossetti and His Poetry. London: Harrap, 1914. With selections from the poems. PRB-315

Boccaccio, Giovanni. The Decameron of Giovanni Boccacci (Il Boccaccio) Now First Completely Done into English Prose and Verse by John Payne. London: Printed for the Villon society by private subscription and for private circulation only, 1886. No. 1. Large paper edition inscribed to H. B. Forman by the translator. PRB-662

Bridges, Robert Seymour. Eros and Psyche: A Poem in XII Measures. With wood-cuts from designs by Edward Burne-Jones. Newtown, Mont., Wales: Gregynog, 1935. "Three hundred copies. . .have been printed and bound at the Gregynog Press." "The engravings have been made from drawings in the Ruskin drawing school, Oxford." A version of Apuleius' story of Cupid and Psyche. Title vignette; text printed in red, green and black. Bound in white pigskin with gold medallion design stamped on front cover; gold lettering on spine. In protective box, as issued. Prospectus (4 p.) laid in. PRBF-54

Brinton, Anna Cox. A Pre-Raphaelite Aeneid of Virgil in the Collection of Mrs. Edward Laurence Doheny of Los Angeles, Being an Essay in Honor of the William Morris Centenary, 1934. Los Angeles, CA: ?, 1934. Title within ornamental border. "Printed for Mrs. Edward Laurence Doheny by Ward Ritchie in the month of March, nineteen hundred and thirty-four in Los Angeles, California. One hundred & fifty copies for private distribution only. . .number 48." signed Estelle Doheny, Anna Cox Brinton, Ward Ritchie. Book-plate of Estelle Doheny. PRB-584

Brooke, Stopford Augustus. Four Victorian Poets: A Study of Clough, Arnold, Rossetti, and Morris. Intro on the course of poetry from 1822 to 1852 by Stopford A. Brook. New York: Russell and Russell, 1964. First published in 1908. Reissued in 1964. Bookplate of N. Salerno. PRB-697

Brown, Oliver Madox. The Dwale Bluth, Hebditch's Legacy, and Other Literary Remains of Oliver Madox-Brown. 2 vols. William M. Rossetti and F. Hueffer, ed. With a memoir and two portraits. London: Tinsley brothers, 1876. Contents: I: Memoir; A lament, by Philip Bourke Marston; Dwale Bluth; Hebditch's legacy. II: Hebditch's legacy, cont.; The black swan; The yeth hounds; Dismal Jemmy; Note of the plot of an Irish story; To all eternity, and other stanzas and verses; The last story. The opening "Memoir" states that a "memoir of a youth who had not completed his twentieth year,–who had been favourably circumstanced and lovingly nurtured,–who had never so much as left for many weeks together the shelter of the paternal roof,–who was studiously inclined, to the extent of wholly disregarding other interests and enjoyments,–who, in fact, never encountered misfortune until the one dire misfortune of his untimely end,–such a memoir cannot be expected to contain incidents of exciting interest. A simple outline of what he did, worthy of keeping his name in remembrance, may seem the most rational form of memorial." The editors then recount Brown's history, detailing especially his early painting career and his switch to writing two years before his death. The biographical sketch is followed by lament written by Brown's friend Philip Bourke Marston. The remainder of these two volumes contain Brown's writings. PRB-144

Brown University Library. William Morris and the Kelmscott Press: An Exhibition Held in the Library of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, from October 9 to December 31, 1959. To which is appended an address by Philip C. Duschnes before the friends of the Library of Brown University, December 7, 1959. Providence, RI: Brown U, 1960. PRB-453

Burger, Gottfried August. Lenore. Dante Gabriel Rossetti, tr. 1st ed. London: Ellis & Elvey, 1900. Introduction by William Michael Rossetti. PRB-414

Burne-Jones, Edward Coley. The Beginning of the World: Twenty-Five Pictures. London: Longman, 1903. The designs in this book were made for an illustrated edition of Mr. Mackail's "Biblia innocentium" which was to have been produced by the Kelmscott Press. The unfinished designs were completed by Mr. Catterson Smith. "New Edition." PRB-429

---. The Beginning of the World: Twenty-Five Pictures. London: Longmans, 1902. The designs in this book were made for an illustrated edition of Mr. Mackail's "Biblia innocentium" which was to have been produced by the Kelmscott Press. The unfinished designs were completed by Mr. Catterson Smith. PRBF-68 ---. The Beginning of the World: Twenty-Five Pictures. London: Longmans, 1902. The designs in this book were made for an illustrated edition of Mr. Mackail's "Biblia innocentium" which was to have been produced by the Kelmscott press. The unfinished designs were completed by Mr. Catterson Smith. Printed at the Chiswick Press. Portion of original dust jacket(?) laid in (?) PRB-58

---. Burne-Jones: Dal Preraffaellismo al Simbolismo. A cura di Maria Teresa Benedetti e Gianna Piantoni. Milano: Mazzotta, 1986. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Galleria nazionale d'arte moderna, Rome, Oct. 8 - Nov. 23, 1986. PRB-603

---. Burne-Jones: Watercolours and Drawings: 14 July-7 November 1993, Tate Gallery. London: The Gallery, 1993.

---. The Flower Book. Reproductions of thirty-eight watercolour designs. London: Reproduced by H. Piazza et cie. for the Fine Art Society, 1905. "This book is published in one edition only, which is limited to three hundred copies for all countries, and of which this is number one hundred and fifty-six. F. A. S." "The pictures in this book are not of flowers themselves, but of subjects suggested by their names." PRBF-56

---. In the Dawn of the World. Being twenty-five pictures illustrative of a portion of the book of Genesis. Boston: Goodspeed, 1903. "One hundred and eighty-five copies of this book were printed on hand-made paper, by D. B. Updike, at the Merrymount Press, Boston, in the month of December, 1903. Latin and English. PRBF-28

---. Letters to Katie. Introductory note by W. Graham Robertson. London: Macmillan, 1925. This work contains letters and drawings which Burne-Jones made for a friend's young daughter. Burne-Jones "was always drawing; design seemed to flow from his fingers almost without thought or effort." PRB-59

---. Letters to Katie from Edward Burne-Jones. Intro by John Christian. London: British Museum Publications, 1988. Dust jacket. PRB-681

---. The Little Holland House Album. Introduction and notes by John Christian. North Berwick, East Lothian: Dalrymple P, 1981. Facsimile of an album of eight poems transcribed and illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones and presented to Sophia Dalrymple in 1859. "The edition is limited to 200 copies"--title page version. This is number 97. PRB-177

---. Sir Edward Burne Jones. London: Newnes; New York: Warne, 1904. Introductory essay by Malcolm Bell. PRB-607

Burne-Jones, Georgiana. Memorials of Edward Burne-Jones. 1st ed. New York: Macmillan, 1904. The two volume work by Edward Burne-Jones's wife gives a personal and first-hand account of his life. In addition, it contains many illustrations and portraits, as well as reproductions from Burne-Jones's own original drawings. PRB-77

Burns, James. The Christ Face in Art. London: Duckworth, 1907. PRB-943

---. Sermons in Art by the Great Masters. Interpreted by the Rev. J. Burns. London: Duckworth, 1908. Includes consideration of works by Watts, Millet, Burne-Jones, Holman Hunt, Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Burns has taken 18 paintings dealing with religious topics and has written a chapter on each, describing the work as well as the artist. These paintings include five by Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood artists, as well as works by Renaissance painters. 18 b&w plates. PRB-9

Byron, George Gordon Byron. The Poetical Works of Lord Byron. Edited with a critical memoir by William Rossetti. Ford Madox Brown, il. London: Moxon, 1870. Added t.p., Byron's poetical works. Engraved, with vignette, has title. Cover and spine title: Byron. Bound in green cloth boards; blind tooling; gold decorative borders; all edges gilt. PRB-666

Byron, May Clarissa. A Day With Dante Gabriel Rossetti. New York: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. PRB-316