By John Walsdorf
Phoenix   Oryx Press
10.5" by 7.5" xxvi [2], 3-602pp
The first edition of this comprehensive work of bibliography concerning works associated with the artist William Morris.
By John Walsdorf

1983 William Morris in Private Press and Limited Editions: A Descriptive Bibliography of Books by and about William Morris

Phoenix   Oryx Press
10.5" by 7.5" xxvi [2], 3-602pp
The first edition of this comprehensive work of bibliography concerning works associated with the artist William Morris.
£60.00
: 2kgs / : 787F7

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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

The first edition of this work, with the publisher's original slipcase.

John Walsdorf's extensive bibliography of books published by private press or in limited edition, between the years 1891 and 1981, by or about British textile designer, prominent member of the Arts and Crafts movement and poet William Morris.

The foreword to this work offers that 'Jack Walsdorf's descriptive bibliography of books by and about William Morris will stand as a permanent memorial of the traditional craft of printing and of English masters of that craft'.

Illustrated throughout, and featuring numerous examples of decorative frontispieces and title pages from the works discussed.

Condition

In the publisher's original quarter cloth binding, with paper covered boards. With the publisher's original slip case, also with paper covered boards. Externally, lovely. The odd spot to fore edge of text block. Slight edgewear to slip case. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally clean and bright, with the odd spot.

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