The Kelmscott Press and William Morris Master-Craftsman 1st Edition 1924

Sparling, H. Halliday


Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
Place Published: London
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1924
Illustrator: b&w illustrations
Size: 8vo

H Halliday Sparling’s history of the Kelmscott Press, and tribute to his mentor William Morris; Sparling was a long-time associate of Morris, and worked with him at The Kelmscott; details Morris’ printing apprenticeship, preparation, his work as a master-printer, and also includes a chapter on books printed at the Kelmscott Press; includes appendices including texts by Morris, and S.C. Cockerell; frontispiece portrait of William Morris with tissue-guard, 16 b&w plate illustrations; half-cloth with title label to spine, blue boards; untrimmed pages; former owner’s name to front endpaper, endpapers foxed, frontispiece tissue-guard tanned, o.w. Very Good throughout; cloth a little rubbed, title label tanned, and with minor loss.

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