[FINE PRESS & LIVRE D'ARTISTE]. -- [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. BURNE-JONES, Edward (1833-1898). The Beginning of the World. London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1902.
4to. 25 wood-engraved illustrations by Burne-Jones. Original green boards (rebacked and recornered in later green morocco). Provenance: Robert Frank Skutch (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, including the first publication of the 25 woodcuts Burne-Jones created for Biblia Innocentium, written by John William Mackail (Burne-Jones's son-in-law) and published by the Kelmscott Press in 1892. Burne-Jones was to complete 250 woodcuts for the work, but they were never completed.