(Tualatin, OR): Clinker Press, The, 2019. oblong 4to. braodside. This lovely broadside featuring a quote from John Ruskin is hand printed in two colors by Andre Chaves of Clinker Press. READ MORE about LIFE IS A PROGRESSIVE SERIES OF EFFORTS
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N.P. n.p., n.d. broadside (12 1/2 by 10 inches). Broadside with quotation by Edmond Spenser, however William Morris mentioned it as well for his particularly for his love of the river. Color floral decorations. Signed by Andre Chaves. READ MORE about SWEET THAMES RUN SOFTLY
(Pasadena, CA): The Clinker Press, 2007. 4to. cloth, front cover gilt-stamped. unpaginated. Limited to 60 numbered copies. Reprint. Introductioin by William Morris, illustrations by Arthur J. Gaskin. A rendition of a famous Christmas carol. Printed on recto only. READ MORE about GOOD KING WENCESLAS
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2011. 8.5 x 11 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 280 pages. When William Morris founded the Kelmscott Press, his celebrated private press, in 1891, one of the books he intended to print was an edition of the writings of Geoffrey Chaucer. Because of its size and complexity, The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer did not emerge from the press until June 1896, shortly before Morris's death. Even at the time of... READ MORE about THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER: A CENSUS
Newark, DE: Lead Graffiti, 2012. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 56 pages. Limited edition of 100 copies. Entitled The Multifaceted Mr. Morris, this is the catalogue of the William Morris exhibition mounted in the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection at the University of Delaware for the Useful & Beautiful conference held in October 2010. More than 30 books, manuscripts, drawings, and other works were highlighted and the book's introduction tells the story of how the collector, Mark... READ MORE about THE MULTIFACETED MR. MORRIS
University of Tampa Press, 2007. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 73 pages. The founding of the Kelmscott Press by William Morris in the late 19th century reinvigorated the world of printing and book arts. Morris's exceptional skill as a designer and printer owed much to his careful study of printing and its history. His knowledge served him well when he wrote his seminal essays on the subject. Richard Mathews, the Director of the University of Tampa... READ MORE about THE IDEAL BOOK: THREE ESSAYS ON BOOKS AND PRINTING BY WILLIAM MORRIS / EDITED WITH AN...
Edited by Willam S. Peterson.
New York: The Grolier Club, 1996. 6 x 9 inches. hardcover. 78 pages. Edited by Willam S. Peterson. To celebrate the Morris centenary year, the Grolier Club and the William Morris Society in the United States published this enlarged and corrected version of the very last book published by the Kelmscott Press. This autobiographical history of Morris and his Kelmscott Press includes passages related to Morris's approaches to paper, type design, ink, page design and... READ MORE about A NOTE BY WILLIAM MORRIS ON HIS AIMS IN FOUNDING THE KELMSCOTT PRESS
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2000. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 260 pages. First edition. This long-awaited biography of Charles Fairfax Murray, the least known of all the Pre-Raphaelites, reveals that he was a painter, dealer, connoisseur, collector and benefactor, as well as the friend of William Morris, of the Rossettis, friend and studio assistant to Edward Burne-Jones, and protege of John Ruskin. An excessively secret man in both his private and professional life, Murray... READ MORE about CHARLES FAIRFAX MURRAY, THE UNKNOWN PRE-RAPHAELITE
New Castle, Delaware and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 1996. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 318 pages with 113 illustrations. Paperback edition. Reprint of the first edition with additional illustrations and new introduction. With his Kelmscott Press and associations with the Arts & Crafts Movement, William Morris helped raise the public's awareness of fine books to new heights. Morris inspired and influenced a generation of other designers and those working in American typography... READ MORE about AMERICAN BOOK DESIGN AND WILLIAM MORRIS With a new Foreword by Jean-Francois Vilain