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Book/Printed Material A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press : together with a short description of the press

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Title

  • A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press : together with a short description of the press

Names

  • Morris, William, 1834-1896.
  • Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962.
  • Bishop, Cortlandt F. (Cortlandt Field), 1870-1935, former owner.
  • Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner.
  • Kelmscott Press.
  • J. & J. Leighton, binder.
  • William Morris and Kelmscott Press Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • London : Kelmscott Press, 1898.

Headings

  • -  Kelmscott Press
  • -  Printing--Great Britain--History
  • -  Hammersmith (London, England)--Imprints

Genre

  • Bookbinding (Binding)--DLC

Notes

  • -  Limited to 525 copies printed on paper, 12 on vellum. Cf. Peterson.
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 2054
  • -  Peterson, W.S. Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press, A53
  • -  Morris, Wiliam and S.C. Cockerell, Kelmscott Press, 1898, 53
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LC copy: Original half linen binding.
  • -  LAC ddw 2022-05-02 update (1 card)

Medium

  • 70 p. ; ill. ; 21 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Z232.M87 M83 1898
  • Z232.M87 M83 1898 Copy 2 Rosenwald collection item 2054a. Ex libris Cortlandt F. Bishop. Original half linen binding.
  • Z232.M87 M83 1898 Copy 3 Rosenwald collection item 2054b, another copy. Printed on vellum. Original dark-green limp vellum binding, "specially bound for me at the time by J. & J. Leighton"--Ms. note by S.C. Cockerell. Proof sheet of woodcut initials (26 x 13 cm.) inserted.
  • Z232.M87 M83 1898 Copy 4 Signed by former owner Bruce Rogers.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 49034691

Online Format

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  • pdf
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

Morris, William, Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, Cortlandt F Bishop, Bruce Rogers, Kelmscott Press, Binder J. & J. Leighton, William Morris And Kelmscott Press Collection, Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, and Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection. A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press: together with a short description of the press. London: Kelmscott Press, 1898. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/49034691/.

APA citation style:

Morris, W., Cockerell, S. C., Bishop, C. F., Rogers, B., Kelmscott Press, J. & J. Leighton, B. [...] Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection. (1898) A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press: together with a short description of the press. London: Kelmscott Press. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/49034691/.

MLA citation style:

Morris, William, et al. A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press: together with a short description of the press. London: Kelmscott Press, 1898. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/49034691/>.