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ISBN:0712906789
Author: Henry Halliday Sparling
ISBN13: 978-0712906784
Title: Kelmscott Press and William Morris, Master Craftsman
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Language: English
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Publisher: Dawsons of Pall Mall; New edition edition (July 22, 1975)
Pages: 224

Kelmscott Press and William Morris, Master Craftsman by Henry Halliday Sparling



A note on his aims in founding the Kelmscott press. A short description of the Kelmscot press. An annotated list of the books printed at the press. Various lists, leaflets and announcemnts printed at the Kelmscott press.

Henry Halliday Sparling. The Kelmscott Press and William Morris, master-craftsman. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove The Kelmscott Press and William Morris, master-craftsman. from your list? The Kelmscott Press and William Morris, master-craftsman. by Henry Halliday Sparling. Published 1924 by Macmillan in London. Appendix, p. -174, is a reprint of the last book printed at the Kelmscott Press, 1898. It contains: A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press; A short description of the Press, by . Cockerell; An annotated list of the books printed thereat by .

Sparling, Henry Halliday,The Kelmscott Press and William Morris, Master Craftsman. William Morris And the Art of the Book, ed. Charles Ryskamp. New York: Oxford UP, 1976. Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1976. With essays: "William Morris: Book Collector" by Paul Needham; "William Morris: Calligrapher" by Joseph Dunlap; and "William Morris: Typographer" by John Dreyfus. Detailed and illustrated, an essential source. Thompson, Susan Otis, American Book Design and William Morris. New York, 1977; reprinted Newark, DE, 1996

Henry Halliday Sparling, who was briefly and unhappily married to May Morris from 1890 to 1894, has often been portrayed as feeble and ineffectual. In this talk Peter Faulkner will discuss whether this is a fair judgment on the author of The Kelmscott Press and William Morris Master-Craftsman. Book now. Visiting the museum. The society's premises opening times: Thursday and Saturday 1. 0 to 1. 0.

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Foremost for Morris, a book must be 'worth reading to be worth printing',S Successful communication of ideas by means of the printed word requires legibility and attractiveness; Morris sought such through 'well-designed type, due spacing of the lines and words, and proper position of the page on the paper'. 6 These precepts he trusted would create an article which satisfied more. S The Kelmscott Press and William Morris Master-Craftsman, op. ci. p. 91. 6 The Ideal Book, op. 66. 7 Ruari Mc Lean, Typography, (London: Thames & Hudson 1988), p. 42. 8 Ray Watkinson, William Morris as Designer, (London: Studio Vista 1967), p. 63. 9 The Kelmscott Press and Wlilliam Morris Master-Craftsman, op. 1. " The Ideal Book, op. pp. 59-66. 37. 12 The KeJmscott Press and William Morris Master-Craftsman, op.

Nevertheless, later critics, who were less likely to have slanted points of view, continued to agree on the long-lasting influence the Kelmscott Press bore on the world of printing. The advent of chromolithography was a turning point, insofar as it induced a simplification of colour printing. Many carefully designed books with ornamentations in colour were thus printed. Some of these illuminated volumes turned out to be great successes, like those of Owen Jones and Henry Noel Humphrey, or the Favourite Modern Ballads by Jospeh Cundall.

These principles were rooted in the example of the printers and scribes of the middle ages. Morris insisted on using handmade paper produced in London, as well as ink imported from Germany. For Morris it was crucial that the decorative elements on a page complement the printed words.

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