The Collected Works of William Morris with Introductions by his Daughter May Morris Volume XXII: Hopes and Fears for Art. Lectures on Art and Industry

The Collected Works of William Morris with Introductions by his Daughter May Morris Volume XXII: Hopes and Fears for Art. Lectures on Art and Industry

MORRIS, William; MORRIS, May (Intro.)

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William Morris (1834-1896) was an English author of poetry, prose fiction, non-fiction prose, a painter, furniture maker, wall paper designer, and book publisher. He was a member of the famed Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, owner of the design firm Morris and Co., and founder of the Kelmscott Press. This volume is part of a limited-edition collection of Morris' works issued by Longmans, Green and Company. This collection is printed in imitation of the standards set by Morris himself with his Kelmscott press and as a founding figure of Victorian Britain's late-nineteenth century Revival of Printing.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Longmans, Green and Company
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Date Published: 1914
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Vol. 22 only. 23.5 cm, xxxvj, 437 p. Millboard binding with cloth spine and pasted spine tag for book title done in imitation of Kelmscott Press publications. Back board stained. Discolouration in front and end papers. Corners of book boards dented and torn. "This edition is in twenty-four volumes and is limited to one thousand and fifty copies, of which one thousand only are for sale. This is no. 548". Some pencilling p. xxxv. Pages handcut. Front and back endpapers stamped "Stratford Festival of Canada ARCHIVES." Original errata for half-title page pasted onto back endpapers. Inscription in ink on front end page "R. C. Greig April. 1959." Printed by W. H. Smith and Son at the Arden Press. Condition Good.