The order of chivalry


L'Ordene de chevalerie and its translation are in verse. Translated from the French by William Caxton ; edited by F.S. Ellis. "Memoranda concerning the two pieces here reprinted [by F.S. Ellis]...This Ordination of Knighthood was printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of Middlesex; finished on the 24th day of February, 1893." p. 148-[151] Limited to 225 copies on hand-made paper. Printed in red and black. Decorative wood-engraved borders and initials. Illustration designed by Burne-Jones, woodcut by W. H. Hooper.

In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject Publisher Language Identifier
  • Call Number: PR5080 L85 1893
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 150 pages ; 20.5 x 14.5 cm
Alternative title
  • L'Ordene de chevalerie
  • The Ordination of Knighthood
  • Llibre de l'orde de cavalleria
Additional physical characteristics
  • Original limp vellum binding. Printed in red and black. Full woodcut border, and numerous 10-line and smaller initials. Wood-engraved frontispiece designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones. Printed in Kelmscott Chaucer type. In 2 pts., each with special t.p. and colophon; pt. 2 has title and colophon: L'ordene de chevalerie, with translation by William Morris. Printer's device below colophon of each work. Narrow yapp edges, silk ties threaded through cover, spine lettered in gilt.
Physical repository Collection
  • Book Arts Collection
Provider Genre Date digitized
  • February 2024
Technical note
  • Scanned on Betterlight TTI 600 dpi TIFF (1/20; 246; copy4 tone; camera height 1000) by LG. Metadata by KD.
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original. This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.

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