Designs Of William Morris

Paperback | October 19, 1995

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William Morris designed some of the finest wallpapers and fabrics of the 19th century, many of which are still in use today. This collection of beautiful drawings and designs evokes Morris' charm and genius, revealing how his ideas on the nature of art and its importance in everyday life have had a far-reaching impact on art and design. 104 illustrations, 99 in color

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Produced in a pocket-sized, jacketed-paperback format, Phaidon's miniature editions make ideal gifts and desirable possessions. Each book features a wealth of finely reproduced colour images.

Morris was the Victorian Age's model of the Renaissance man. Arrested in 1885 for preaching socialism on a London street corner (he was head of the Hammersmith Socialist League and editor of its paper, The Commonweal, at the time), he was called before a magistrate and asked for identification. He modestly described himself upon publication (1868--70) as "Author of "The Earthly Paradise,' pretty well known, I think, ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 4.75 × 4 × 0.38 inPublished:October 19, 1995Publisher:Phaidon Press

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ISBN - 10:0714834653

ISBN - 13:9780714834658

Appropriate for ages: 13

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