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William Morris: Art Domesticated

William Morris: a Legendary Figure

In a much earlier post: The Columbine Tile: William Morris (November 2011), I associated William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) with the… 743 more words


Three copies for sale in one month

By coincidence, three copies of the Chaucer are coming up for sale next month (December 2015).

(1) Swann, on 1 December (lot 140), will be offering a quarter-linen copy in a modern clamshell case, with an estimate of $45,000–$60,000. 213 more words

Geoffrey Chaucer

New Exhibit Highlights the Design of Beautiful Books

Just in time for the start of the school year, the Special Collections department has opened a new exhibit entitled “Beauty Bound: The Art of the Book.” Located on the sixth floor of F. 197 more words

Arion Press

¶ Morris — Story of the Glittering plain (1894)

Morris, William. The story of the glittering plain. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894.

Illustrated by Walter Crane. Inscribed “to May from William Morris March 15th 1894.” 20 more words

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¶ Morris — Tale of Beowulf (1895)

Morris, William, and A. J. Wyatt, trans. The tale of Beowulf. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1895.

Inscribed “To May with WM’s best love Feb 7th 1895.” 20 more words

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¶ Morris — Wood beyond the world (1894)

Morris, William. The wood beyond the world. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894.

Frontispiece by Edward Burne-Jones. Inscribed “to May from William Morris with best love October 20th 1894.” 20 more words

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¶ Morris — Poems by the way (1891)

Morris, William. Poems by the way. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1891.

Inscribed “to May Morris with William Morris’ best love Oct 21st 1891.”

Provenance: Morris. — May Morris. 16 more words

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