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William Morris and the art of the book

Needham, Paul

William Morris and the art of the book

with essays on William Morris as book collector

by Needham, Paul

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Published by Oxford University Press, Pierpoint Morgan Library in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morris, William, -- 1834-1896 -- Contributions in book design.,
  • Book collecting -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Book design -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Medievalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Middle Ages in art.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul Needham ; as calligrapher by Joseph Dunlap, and as typographer by John Dreyfus.
    ContributionsDunlap, Joseph R. 1913- joint author., Dreyfus, John joint author., Pierpont Morgan Library.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination140 p., [57] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17959037M
    ISBN 100195199103


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