Morris, William, trans. The Odyssey of Homer. London: Reeves and Turner, 1887.
The Kelmscott Press printer’s device used in smaller books (Bibliography, p. 38 more words
It’s not quite what you expect to find in Walthamstow; a major gallery devoted to one of the most significant designers of the nineteenth century. But that’s where the William Morris Gallery is located, in the house where Morris, who was born in Walthamstow in 1834, lived with his widowed mother and his eight brothers and sisters from the age of fourteen until he was twenty-two. 361 more words
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
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