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The Life of William Morris

The Life of William Morris

by John W. Mackail, J. W. Mackail
     
 

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Classic biography of the great Victorian poet, designer and socialist. Published a few years after Morris’ death, it chronicles his childhood, days at Oxford, forays into art and literature, embrace of socialism, involvement with the Arts and Crafts movement, founding of the Kelmscott Press, much more. 22 black-and-white illustrations.

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Classic biography of the great Victorian poet, designer and socialist. Published a few years after Morris’ death, it chronicles his childhood, days at Oxford, forays into art and literature, embrace of socialism, involvement with the Arts and Crafts movement, founding of the Kelmscott Press, much more. 22 black-and-white illustrations.

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Library Journal
First published in two volumes in 1899, this title offers the life of the British artist, poet, manufacturer, and socialist and incorporates 22 original illustrations.
Booknews
**** Reprint of the 2v. Longmans, Green set (London, 1899) here bound as a single volume. BCL3 cites the Haskell House set of 1970. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486287935
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
12/08/2011
Series:
Dover Fine Art, History of Art Series
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.46(h) x 1.49(d)

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