1893 Arts and Crafts Essays
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon
Uncommon first edition of this work, containing a series of essays by a variety of members of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, with a preface by the famous nineteenth century textile designer, poet, philosopher, novelist, designer William Morris, whose work immensely influenced the tradition of British textile art and methods of production and remains pervasive to this day, and exercised a great influence on interior decoration throughout the Victorian period.
Containing essays on metal work, furniture, wallpapers, stained glass, printing, embroidery, carving and colour by the likes of Walter Crane, Stephen Webb, Somers Clarke, F. Madox Brown, and numerous others.
In the original publisher's full cloth binding. Externally sound with minor shelf wear, bumped to head and tail of spine and extremities, light rubbing to boards and spine, chipped to spine title label. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean.
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