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The Ideal Book: Essays and Lectures on the Arts of the Book

Morris, William

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Edited by William S. Peterson. Berkeley & Los Angeles University of California Press, 1982. Large octavo, rebound in full limp vellum, titled in gold, with black silk ties, by Courtney Sheehan. 134 pages, indexed and illustrated. A fine copy of this well-known reprint of the Morris classic, in a binding that Morris himself might have chosen. In addition to Morris's own writings on illuminated manuscripts, book illustration, gothic woodcuts, early printed books, and the Ideal Book,'this work also contains four interviews with William Morris, "A Short History and Description of the Kelmscott Press" by Sidney Cockerell, and "A Note by William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press.". Bookseller Inventory # 1453

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