MORRIS, W: William Morris

Wells, N. M. William Morris. Brockhampton Press, 1996. ISBN: 1841860913. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30904) $12.00

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Lavishly illustrated. 96p. Index. Chronology.

William Morris (1834-1896) was an influential British designer, artist, poet, and radical thinker.

MACCARTHY, F: Anarchy and Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy, 1860-1960

Book cover. Anarchy and Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy, 1860-1960MacCarthy, Fiona. Anarchy and Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy, 1860-1960. National Portrait Gallery Publications, 2014. ISBN: 9781855144842. Factory sealed. Unmarked text. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30537) $30.00

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Color illustrations. Exhibition catalog. 183p. Measures 9.25×10.5 inches. Focus is on how Morris’ 1860 move into the now famous Red House at Bexleyheath in Kent fostered a campaign against the debased artistic standards of the mid-Victorian age. Discussion includes his artist craftsman friends Edward Burne-Jones, Ford Madox Brown and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

Back cover. Anarchy and Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy, 1860-1960

GAUNT, W: The Aesthetic Adventure

Gaunt, William. The Aesthetic Adventure. A Pelican Book, Penguin, 1957. Unmarked text. Wear on cover, including a missing corner. Tanned pages. Good. Paperback. (#30191) $12.00

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A history of the Bohemian movement in art and writing. Among the nineteenth century characters included are Baudelaire, Gautier, Whistler, Swinburne, Wilde, and Moore.

Aubrey Beardsley image on cover.

Black and white images. Index. Sources. 272p.