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1 ? The Jubilee of the Dovecot Tapestries 1912-1962
Edinburgh The Scottish Committee of the Arts Council of Great Britain 1962 First Edition. Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Softcover.(Stapled catalogue). Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Light foxing to corner of front cover. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Light sunning to text edges and light rusting to staples in centre. 16pp. 6 b/w plates. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition held in Edinburgh during the International Festival, 1962. Conceived by William Morris and the 3rd Marquess of Bute, from 1912 to 1940 (apart from the period of the First World War) the company was under the personal supervision of the 4th marquess of Bute and produced monumental Scottish historical tapestries. In 1946, after the second World War the design policy of the company changed, and many contemporary artists were commissioned, including Edward Bawden, Louis Le Brocquy and Graham Sutherland. Later, Sir Basil Spence commissioned a tapestry for the new Coventry Cathedral, although the Cathedral committee turned it down, and the work was later carried out in France. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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My Days and Dreams Being Autobiographical Notes, Carpenter, Edward.
2 Carpenter, Edward. My Days and Dreams Being Autobiographical Notes
London George Allen & Unwin 1918 Cloth Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Third edition. (first published June 1916). Grey cloth with title in black on front cover and spine. Condition: Fair, covers are generally shelfworn with splashmarks to front cover and spine. General foxing to text and textblock edges. Browning to endpapers. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper dated 1921. 342pp. 15 b/w photographic plates plus frontispiece. One plate missing (there should be 16) - an image of Edward Carpenter in his porch. Good reading copy. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Painted and Printed Fabrics: the History of the Manufactory at Jouy and Other Ateliers in France 1760-1815, Clouzot, Henri
3 Clouzot, Henri Painted and Printed Fabrics: the History of the Manufactory at Jouy and Other Ateliers in France 1760-1815
New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1927 Cloth Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
No dustjacket. Buff colour cloth with printed black flower decoration. Title in black within paper label on spine. Condition: Fair to good, covers have general shelfwear, slightly heavier to cover corners and head and tail of spine. Front pastedown has a small area where writing has been scratched out. Front endpaper bears the names of two previous owners, one crossed out and replaced with the other. Binding sound. Hint of browning to text throughout. Rear pastedown and first illustration listings page bear the printed stamp of Gill & Reigate, the British antique dealers and decorators. One of an edition of two thousand copies. 108pp. 92 plates, in pale red and white, b/w, and sepia. This book was produced to accompany the exhibition of French painted and printed fabrics which was held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in 1927. As well as a history of the manufactory at Jouy and other important centres of cotton printing in France, 1760-1815, the catalogue also includes notes on the history of cotton printing, especially in England and America, by Frances Morris. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Philip Webb and his Work, Lethaby, W.R.
4 Lethaby, W.R. Philip Webb and his Work
London Raven Oak Press 1979 0906997003 / 9780906997000 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New edition. This biography first appeared as a series of articles in The Builder in 1925 and was subsequently reprinted unchanged in 1935 by the Oxford University Press. This edition incorporates some corrections and hitherto unpublished material from the author's MS in the RIBA Library. Navy blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 323pp. 42 b/w plates. Philip Webb (1831-1915) was a close colleague and friend of William Morris, and a co-founder of the famous "Firm". He had a great influence on domestic architecture in England during the latter part of the 19th century and was the main proponent of the practical conservation policies of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. Scarce. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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William Burges and the High Victorian Dream, Mordaunt Crook, J.
5 Mordaunt Crook, J. William Burges and the High Victorian Dream
London John Murray 1981 071953822X / 9780719538223 Cloth Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Purple cloth with title in gilt within white label on spine. Condition: Fine, previous owners name (an architect) neatly written at top of front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Fine, with a hint of sunning to inner flaps of dustjacket, and very light shelfwear to base of spine of jacket. 454pp. 260 b/w plates. Whe he died in 1881 William Burges was widely regarded as the most brilliant architect-designer of his generation. He was a Pre-Raphaelite architect, and like his Pre-Raphaelite friends he sought an artistic Holy Grail in a Victorian vision of the Middle Ages. In architecture he rivals Butterfield, Street and Norman Shaw. In furniture and stained glass he eclipses the finest work of Morris & Co. In jewellery and metalwork he is without rival, except perhaps for his hero Pugin. Scarce. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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6 Morris, Bede Images: Illusion and Reality
Canberra Australian Academy of Science 1986 0858471310 / 9780858471313 Soft cover Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Softcover. Condition: Fine, clean and sound, no marks or inscriptions. This book was published to accompany the exhibition held at the Australian Academy of Science in Canberra in 1986 (the exhibition was jointly organised with the Academie des Science and the Societe Francaise de Photographie). 184pp. Profusely illustrated with b/w and some colour photographic illustrations including images by Robert Demachy, Felix Nadar, and Edward Muybridge. Scientific discovery combining with artistic inspiration. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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Such a Pretty Village, Morris, Ira
7 Morris, Ira Such a Pretty Village
London Chatto & Windus 1970 0701115742 / 9780701115746 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Orange hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with light bumping to head and tail of spine. Inscription on fep to previous owners from the author, Ira Morris. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear to head and tail of spine, and light sunning to spine. Not price-clipped. 221pp. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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8 Morris, Robert Rural Architecture: Consisting of Regular Designs of Plans and Elevations for Buildings in the Country
Farnborough, Hants Gregg International Publishers Ltd. 1971 0576151203 / 9780576151207 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Republication of the original 1750 edition. Green hardcover which previous owner has covered in clear plastic (Not ex-library). Condition: Fair to good, light foxing to endpapers and sunning to very edges of text. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 50 b/w plates of building designs including garden-houses, bridges, villas and a church plus introductory text and descriptions of plates. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Early Poems of William Morris, Morris, William
9 Morris, William Early Poems of William Morris
London Blackie & Son 1914 1st Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Florence Harrison 
Pale blue cloth with title in decorative gilt on spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers, some light browning to endpapers. Previous owners name in pencil on half-title with the date 1944. A hint of browning to page edges. Page 193 has a very small piece of the lower right hand corner missing. 194pp. All sixteen colour plates present with guards, together with twelve b/w plates. A lovely copy of a scarce book. The poems in the book include The Defence of Guenevere, Sir Galahad - a Chritmas mystery and Rapunzel, and are beautifully complemented by the pre-Raphaelite style illustrations by Florence Harrison. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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10 Morss, Edward J. Tributes to Edward Johnston, Calligrapher
Maidstone College of Art The Society of Scribes and Illuminators 1948 Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Dark stone colour cloth with the initials E.J. stamped in red on front cover. Condition: Very good, with a hint of foxing to front endpapers. Previous owners name (the graphic designer and illustrator, Paul S.Sharp) on front endpaper. Binding sound. 43pp. plus 12 b/w plates. This book includes six tributes to the early 20thc. calligrapher, Edward Johnston, by his contemporaries, such as Sydney Cockerell, Noel Rook and Alfred Fairbank. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 26.00 GBP
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