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On collecting William Morris : a memoir

Author: John J Walsdorf; Printery (Firm : Kirkwood, Mo.),; Campbell-Logan Bindery,
Publisher: Kirkwood [Missouri] : The Printery, MMVI [2006]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Typefaces (Type evidence)
Color printing (Printing)
Paper bindings (Binding)
Leaf books
Bibliographies
Named Person: William Morris; John J Walsdorf; William Morris; John J Walsdorf
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Walsdorf; Printery (Firm : Kirkwood, Mo.),; Campbell-Logan Bindery,
OCLC Number: 71825545
Notes: Leaf from Child Christopher tipped in on leaf before colophon; reproductions of original photographs of Morris and his study at Kelmscott House tipped in.
Quarter bound in green leather with title gilt stamped on spine.
"... set in Jenson and Italian Old Style types. ... Jenson [was] the source Morris turned to in 18909 for inspiration for his Golden type. ... printed on Somerest Book, a mould made sheet from St. Cuthberts Mill in England. The edition was quarter-bound by The Campbell-Logan Bindery ... Roman numberals i through ix are reserved for the author. Copies 1 through 15 contain an original leaf from Child Christopher and an original note from a 1926 leaf book project by The Foliophiles Incorporated (T.F.I) of New York. ... Copies 16 through 84 contain an original leaf from Child Christopher and a reproduction of the 1926 T.F.I. note. ... Copies 85 through 150 contain reproductions of the Child Christopher leaf and the 1926 T.F.I. note."--Colophon.
Description: ix, 37 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, sample ; 25 cm
Contents: How to build a poor man's Morris library --
William Morris again? --
On collecting William Morris : the third time around --
All that remains : a good book is the best of friends --
The Kelmscott Press : Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair : the leaf.
Responsibility: by Jack Walsdorf ; together with an original leaf from the 1895 Kelmscott edition of Child Christopher & Goldilind the Fair.
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