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William Morris Redesigning the World by John Burdick

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Published by New Line Books .
Written in English


  • History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Individual artists,
  • European,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • England,
  • Design - Textile & Costume,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Art / Design / Decorative,
  • MORRIS, WILLIAM, 1834-1896

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8749937M
ISBN 10157717058X
ISBN 109781577170587

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ln this book, William N. (Bill) Morris, Jr. shares his compelling journey from the depths of poverty to the heights of Tennessee politics. Elected as one the youngest sheriffs in Tennessee history, Morris transformed what was once an undisciplined and often corrupt sheriff's department into one of the most respected law enforcement agencies in the nation. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. William Morris Gift & Creative Paper Book Vol. 67 (Gift & Creative Paper Books) (English, Spanish, French and German Edition). William Morris was an English architect, furniture and textile designer, artist, writer, socialist and Marxist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Movement. Morris wrote and published poetry, fiction, and translations of ancient and medieval texts throughout his life/5. Probably the best book on William Morris I've ever read. The book is broken down into different sections detailing his work in different areas. This man did the job of twenty, so it makes sense that a book about him would have to be organized this way/5.

Morris, William, Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram fourth earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, now forming portion of the library of J. Pierpont Morgan. William Morris was not the first Western printer to lament the decline in quality caused by industrial book production, but he was among the most forceful in articulating a clear vision for the ideal handmade book. His essays on book design emphasized the importance of form and quality, embodied in clear, closely-spaced type, well-proportioned margins, fine paper, and a balance between text and ornamentation. William Weaks Morris was an American writer and editor born in Jackson, Mississippi, though his family later moved to Yazoo City, Mississippi, which he immortalized in his works of prose. Morris' trademark was his lyrical prose style and reflections on the American South, particularly the Mississippi Delta. In he became the youngest editor of Harper's Magazine. He wrote several works of fiction and non . William Morris, A Book of Verse, Morris' first illuminated manuscript, was a birthday present to Georgiana Burne-Jones. Morris's illuminations are praised for .

Nov 01,  · William Morris – one of the most influential designers of the 19th century and an important figure in the Arts and Crafts movement – revisited in this inspirational interior design guide. Rich natural colours, liquid floral patterns, light airy rooms and simple wooden furniture are all radical principles of the Arts and Crafts movement, and are also the fundamentals of most modern by: 1. Morris set out to print books hoping that some would, as he put it, "have a definite claim to beauty". He sought to recreate the rich visual texture he admired in books printed in the second half of the 15th century. Morris was extremely particular about everything in the typographic process. William Morris The Ideal Book By the ideal book, I suppose we are to understand a book not limited by commercial exigencies of price: we can do what we like with it, . Jul 03,  · V&A Pattern: William Morris: (Hardcover with CD) [Linda Parry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Victoria and Albert Museum, /5(26).