William Morris"s typographical adventure

a complete collection of the publications of the Kelmscott Press.
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Kelmscott Press -- Bibliography., Hammersmith (London, England) -- Impr

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SeriesIts Catalogue, no. 139
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LC ClassificationsZ232.M87 D8
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Pagination24 p.
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Open LibraryOL5790327M
LC Control Number60000008
OCLC/WorldCa3694130

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and a catalogue prepared by Ronald Briggs, honorary secretary. Description: 55 pages illustrations, portraits, facsimiles 22 x 28 cm: Responsibility: an exhibition arranged by the William Morris Society, The Typographical Adventure of William Morris.

np: William Morris Society, First edition. Oblong softcover. 56 pages. Edition of copies. Introduction by R.C. Briggs. Includes descriptions of the items in the exhibition.

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24 pages. The William Morris Society London: Chiswick Press, The catalogue for the William Morris exhibition () by Mr Stanley Morison at the St Bride Foundation Institute. This letterpress catalogue was produced to provide background for the exhibits and is not extensive.

The typographical adventure of William Morris. MLA Citation. William Morris Society. The typographical adventure of William Morris / an exhibition arranged by the William Morris Society, [London Australian/Harvard Citation. William Morris Society. The typographical adventure of William Morris / an exhibition arranged by the.

Morris, The Ideal Book: Essays and Lectures on the Arts of the Book, ed. William S. Peterson (Berkeley and los angeles: University of California Press, ), 1.

Quoted in william s. Peterson, The Kelmscott Press: A History of William Morris’s Typographical Adventure (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ), 3. William Morris founded the Kelmscott Press in January near his home in Hammersmith, London.

The name came from his much-loved Kelmscott Manor house in the Cotswolds. For seven years the Press, which Morris referred to as his typographical adventure, produced 53 works (comprising 66 volumes) in limited press runs averaging copies each.

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Your request to send this item has been completed. Cite/Export. Designed by William Morris, printed on hand-presses, ornamented with initials and borders by Morris, and illustrated often by Edward Burne-Jones, From a quantitative point of view the achievement of the Kelmscott Press may not seem impressive: between and it produced fifty-two books and a set of specimen pages for another book/5(3).

The Kelmscott Press: A History of William Morris's Typographical Adventure. Oxford UP, By far the best book on the subject, offering not only a detailed history of the Press but analysis of Morris's aesthetic seen in the context of Victorian printing.

An essential work, superseding almost everything else written on the subject. Calligraphy.

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Introduction, from William Peterson, The Kelmscott Press: A History of William Morris's Typographical Adventure, Berkeley: University of California Press, Calligraphic Manuscripts Aeneid, calligraphic trial, Society of Antiquaries, Book I, linesf.

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The Kelmscott Press: a History of William Morris's typographical adventure in SearchWorks catalog. Designed by William Morris, printed on hand-presses, ornamented with initials and borders by Morris, and illustrated often by Edward Burne-Jones, these few Kelmscott Press books. [Figure 6] Peterson, William S.

The Kelmscott Press: A History of William Morris’s Typographical Adventure. University of California Press, [Figure 7] Morris, William, and William S. Peterson. var. var. var. Over a dozen pamphlets, cards and papers relating to William Morris Catalog, Celebrating William Morris', the Exhibition in the Huntington and Scott Galleries, ; 3 copies 2.

Typed speech introducing Alan Jutzi of Novempresumably written by Dr. Charles Monnell;3. Postcard invitation to William Morris & The Art of Design at the. - Buy The Kelmscott Press: History of William Morris's Typographical Adventure book online at best prices in India on Read The Kelmscott Press: History of William Morris's Typographical Adventure book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 2.

(The Kelmscott Press: A History of William Morris's Typographical Adventure by William S. Peterson,pp. ) Although the Kelmscott books were essentially luxury items and not within reach of the poor, as a side effect the venture had a refreshing influence on the industrially manufactured books of the time.

Love is Enough (), which also used blue ink, is one of just two tri-colored volumes by the Press. Morris designed each of the three Kelmscott fonts. The Golden Legend () uses the Press' first type, a roman now referred to as Golden. The black-letter Troy type is named after the book in which it first appeared.

Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by ImportBot. Octo | History. An edition of The Kelmscott Press () The Kelmscott Press a history of William Morris's typographical adventure by William S. Peterson. 0 Ratings. Clarendon Press, Oxford, first edition, Cloth, 8vo, 28 cm.

xiv, pp, plates, ills. From the blurb: "Describing it modestly as a 'little typographical adventure', William Morris in founded the Kelmscott Press, the final epis. The Kelmscott Press was Morris’s typographical adventure, the last challenge in the truly creative, fully lived, and profoundly successful career of this self-described decorator.

Dwiggins was a 20th-century trade book designer, calligrapher and type designer who applied many of Morris's principles to commercial book publishing. With a background in arts and crafts design and commercial advertising, Dwiggins utilized modern production techniques while remaining faithful to Morris's vision of a well-designed book.

William (Bill) H. Morris has lived a dream come true. A lifelong resident of Jackson, Mississippi, Morris is the founder and president of The William Morris Group, an industry-leading insurance consulting and marketing firm. Peterson, William S. Kelmscott Press: a History of William Morris's Typographical Adventure.

Oxford, Clarendon Press, A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press, together with a short description of the press by S.C. Cockerell, & an annotated list of the books printed thereat. Hammersmith, Kelmscott Press.

Peterson, William S. Kelmscott Press: a History of William Morris's Typographical Adventure. Oxford, Clarendon Press, A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press, together with a short description of the press by S.C.

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Cockerell, & an annotated list of the books printed thereat. Hammersmith, Kelmscott Press,   In William Morris founded the Kelmscott Press after a lifelong crusade against the dehumanizing effects of Victorian industrialism.

During its brief history () the Press produced 52 books, including the famous "Chaucer", which offered a powerful vision of what Morris called "the ideal book" and set new standards for fine s: 2.book—with its thick laid paper, elegant and skillfully executed illustrations, and distinctive literary narratives—to a mere technical display of typographical skill?

As it turns out, Morris was one such individual. In addition to referring to his Kelmscott Press as a “typographical adventure” (“William” ), he con.