Morris, Henry

Published by Bird & Bull Press, North Hills, 1970
From Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB (NEW CASTLE, DE, U.S.A.)

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8vo. quarter morocco over patterned paper-covered boards. (ii), 88, (4) pages. Limited to 210 numbered copies. (Taylor A9). The first part of the book describes a visit made by Henry Morris to J. Barcham Green, the famous hand papermaking firm in England. Gives a history of the firm and reproduces correspondence between William Morris and Joseph Batchelor regarding production of paper. The second section of the book reprints a number of letters written by Nathan Guilford during a trip to Kentucky in the early part of the 19th century. The interesting series of letters provides real insight into life in the States. Loosely inserted is a dust jacket made up of paper that was not used for the cover with a piece of the paper folded and inserted in a pocket in the back of this jacket. quarter morocco over patterned paper-covered boards. Bookseller Inventory # 12587

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Publisher: Bird & Bull Press, North Hills

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Bird & Bull Press

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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