1990-1996 Texts on William Morris
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Colour Plates, Early Edition, First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
Two volumes. Works on William Morris, a British textile designer, poet, artist, fantasy writer, architectural conservationist, printer, translator and socialist activist associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement. He was a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production. William Morris: His Life and Works, 1990. First edition. A detailed biographical sketch of William Morris' life with insights into his work, including reference to: The Brotherhood, his apprenticeship, revolutionary socialism, and the inheritors. With colour illustrations throughout. Written by Stephen Coote, an English author of several much-admired biographies of historical persons. William Morris, 1996. Reprinted as a paperback, originally printed earlier in the same year. A comprehensive guide to William Morris as a man, through his art, and with reference to his legacy. Illustrated throughout with prints, drawings, and photographs, many of which are full-page. Edited by Linda Parry, an English curator, textile historian and William Morris scholar who working in the Victoria & Albert Museum for over thirty years.
In the original cloth or paper binding. Both works are externally, excellent with minor shelf wear only. William Morris: His Life and Works also has the original dust wrapper with is excellent with minor shelf wear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean throughout.
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