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¶ Jacobus, de Voragine — Legenda aurea (1527)

Jacobus, de Voragine. Legenda aurea. London: printed by Wynkyn de Worde, 27 August 1527.

With Morris’s signature and address, followed by a note by Cockerell: “Morris acquired it from H. 78 more words

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¶ Pliny — Historia naturalis (1476)

Pliny, the Elder . Historia naturalis. Trans. Cristoforo Landino. Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 1476.

Laid in are two photographs by Emery Walker of passages from this book, used by Morris as an aid in designing his Golden type. 50 more words

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¶ Vincent, of Beauvais — Speculum morale (1485)

Vincent, of Beauvais . Speculum morale. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 6 February 1485.

Sanford Berger believed that the circular floral designs around the border of the binding (see below) were adapted by Morris on his pigskin binding for the Kelmscott Chaucer ( 37 more words

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Since coming back for our second semester in January, we have been working primarily on getting started on the Society’s book. The panels are still in the process of being approved, so we are working on both projects side by side. 113 more words

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¶ St. Bernard, of Clairvaux — Sermones (1475)

Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint . Sermones de tempore et de sanctis et de diversis. Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 14 April 1475.

Morris’s small Kelmscott Press printer’s device ( 39 more words

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How To...

On Saturday, a handful of us made our way to Hammersmith once more to photograph the Albion Press in use for the step by step (or ‘how to’) panel. 216 more words

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Design Updates

Three weeks passed us by, and we we’re back after a relaxing break and ready to design! We have spent the last two weeks designing the information panels that will be placed in the Society’s rooms in Kelmscott House. 172 more words

William Morris