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In the Dawn of the World. Being Twenty-five Pictures Illustrative of a Portion of the Book of Genesis by Edward Burne-Jones

Illustrated by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (English, 1833–1898), Illustrated by Robert Catterson-Smith (Irish, born in 1853), Publisher Charles E. Goodspeed (American, 1867–1950), Printer Daniel Berkeley Updike (American, 1860–1941), Printer Merrymount Press (American, founded in 1893)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 35.3 x 22.3 x 1 cm (13 7/8 x 8 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 25 photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed, 1903) 35.3 cm; [16 ff.]; original publisher’s half green cloth, tan printed paper boards.

Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed, 1903


Miss Anna C. Hoyt, by whom given to MFA, March 10, 1949.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anna C. Hoyt