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ARNOT, R. Page.
William Morris. The Man and the Myth.
New York: Monthly Review Press, (1964). First American edition.
Small octavo, black boards, pp. 131. "The theme of this book is Morris's socialist activity and its integral connection with the whole of his work". Very good in a dust jacket with a couple of small edge chips, and a 2" long closed tear to the front panel. Comes with a mylar dust jacket protector.
$30.00                          Book Number: 2237                         Order / Enquire



BENSON, Arthur Christopher.
At Large.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1908. First American edition.
Octavo, blue cloth with leather spine label, top edge gilt, pp. vi, 425, + [4] publisher's ads. A collection of Benson's essays including "Kelmscott and William Morris" [24 pages]. Non-authorial inscription on endpaper, one page with a diagonal crease, a few pages with tiny tears and creasing at fore-edge, leather label and cloth a bit worn, else about very good. No dust jacket.
$27.50                          Book Number: 12622                         Order / Enquire



BLUNT, Wilfrid Scawen.
My Diaries. Being a Personal Narrative of Events,1888-1914.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922. First American edition, second printing, in two volumes
Octavo, blue boards backed in navy cloth with paper spine labels, pp. [xvii], 419, & [iii], 484; illustrated. With references to William Morris, Kelmscott Manor and the Kelmscott Press, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, D.G. Rossetti, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Theodore Watts-Dunton, George Frederick Watts and Oscar Wilde. Upper corners of the covers of volume two are bumped and the underlying boards show through, else an especially nice set. Latham 183. Extra postage will likely be required for this set.
$75.00                          Book Number: 9820                         Order / Enquire



CALHOUN, Blue.
The Pastoral Vision of William Morris: The Earthly Paradise.
Athens: University of Georgia, (1975). First edition.
Octavo, reddish-brown cloth, pp. viii, 263. Near fine in a very good, spine-faded dust jacket (light chipping).
$27.50                          Book Number: 2218                         Order / Enquire



CARY, Elisabeth, Luther.
William Morris: Poet, Craftsman, Socialist.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Nickerbocker Press, (1905). Third printing, December 1905.
24.5 cm x 17.2 cm, dark blue cloth with elaborate gilt design of vines and grapes by Margaret Armstrong, top edge gilt, pp. ix, 296, [1], [4] publisher's ads; illustrated and includes several gravures. Both the contents and the covers, with their striking design by Armstrong, are extremely fine and bright. Uncommon thus. [Oversize*]
$110.00                          Book Number: 12475                         Order / Enquire



CHANDLER, Alice.
A Dream of Order. The Medieval Ideal in Nineteenth-Century English Literature.
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1971). First English edition.
Octavo, purple cloth, pp. [vi], 278. A light soiling to top edge, else near fine in a rubbed, but complete dust jacket.
$22.00                          Book Number: 5376                         Order / Enquire



CLUTTON-BROCK, A.
William Morris: His Work and Influence.
London: Williams and Norgate, (1927). Fourth impression.
12mo., 256pp. Cheap acidic paper, previous owner's names on endpaper, spine faded with wear to ends and splitting to joints, else good. Latham 178
$22.00                          Book Number: 2239                         Order / Enquire



COMPTON-RICKETT, Arthur. Introduction by R.B. Cunningham Graham.
William Morris. A Study in Personality.
London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1913. First edition.
8vo., green cloth with gilt ornament on upper board, design in blind on rear board, pp. xxii, 325, + [6] publishers ads. "Though there are chapters on his poetry, prose romances, craftwork and socialism, the focus of this study is on the man and his temperment, based on interviews with a variety of his contemporaries". Light foxing throughout text, one corner of upper board is bumped, covers are lightly dust-soiled and just slightly dull. A nice copy of an uncommon book. Latham 177
$65.00                          Book Number: 9110                         Order / Enquire



COOTE, Stephen.
William Morris. His Life and Work.
New York: Smithmark, (1995). New edition.
Quarto, pictorial boards, pp. 224; illustrated. Fine in dust jacket. May require extra postage for shipping outside Canada.
$22.00                          Book Number: 2259                         Order / Enquire



DUFTY, A.R.
Kelmscott. An Illustrated Guide.
London: The Society of Antiquaries, 1969.
Small quarto, stitched wrappers with a design based on Morris "Marigold" wallpaper, pp. [36]; illustrated. Designed by Ruari McLean and printed at the Curwen Press. Worn along the spine, else very good.
$22.00                          Book Number: 9844                         Order / Enquire



DUNLAP, Joseph R.
William Caxton and William Morris. Comparisons and Contrasts.
London: The William Morris Society, 1964.
21.5 cm x 14 cm, red card covers, pp. 29. Toning to spine, else near fine.
$16.50                          Book Number: 13212                         Order / Enquire



DUNLAP, Joseph R.
On the Heritage of William Morris. Some Considerations Typographic & Otherwise. An Address.
New York: The Typophiles, 1976.
18.3 cm x 11.6 cm, plain card covers, pp. 26. Inscribed by Dunlap. Fine in dust jacket.
$22.00                          Book Number: 13213                         Order / Enquire



FAULKNER, Peter.
Against the Age: An Introduction to William Morris.
London: Allen and Unwin, (1980). First edition.
Octavo, black boards, pp. [xii], 193; illustrated. Two short remainder stripes to bottom edge, else fine in dust jacket. Latham 271
$27.50                          Book Number: 2217                         Order / Enquire



Faulkner, Peter; Preston, Peter; Editors.
William Morris Centenary Essays: Papers from the Morris Centenary Conference Organized by the William Morris Society at Exeter College Oxford 30 June-3 July 1996.
Exeter: University of Exeter Press, (1999). First edition.
Large octavo, dark green boards, pp. xi, 298; illustrated in b&w and colour. Contributors include Norman Kelvin, Florence Boos, Christine Poulson, Jan Marsh, William Blissett and numerous others. Near fine in dust jacket.
$30.00                          Book Number: 14511                         Order / Enquire



GILLOW, Nora C. (Introduction).
William Morris. Designs and Patterns.
London: Bracken Books, (1988). First edition.
Folio, card covers, 8 pages of printed matter, followed by 40 full page colour plates printed on rectos with descriptions on reverse. A representative collection from The William Morris Gallery. Slight creases to covers, else near fine. [Oversize*]
$22.00                          Book Number: 9877                         Order / Enquire



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