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The Studio Special, Summer Number, Beauty's Awakening, A Masque of Winter and of Spring

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The Studio Special, Summer Number, Beauty's Awakening, A Masque of Winter and of Spring

by Members of the Art Workers' Guild

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Very Good+
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About This Item

London: The Studio Ltd, 1899. A special copy bound in original green cloth with gilt title to front board, bevelled edges, original cover bound in to the rear, in fine condition. "Written, designed & contrived by members of the Art Workers' Guild and finally presented by them in the Guildhall of the City of London ..on the Twenty-Ninth Day of June, Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-Nine" . 44pp text 58 plates both colour and b/w. Authors of the Masque were C.R. Ashbee, Walter Crane, Selwyn Image, Harrison Townsend, C.W. Whall and harry Wilson, each's monogram appaering opposite the parts composed by him. The volume was printed by Ashbee for the Guild at the Press of the Guild of Handicrafts, Essex House, the wood-blocks for the decorativeinitials designed by Ashbee. Laid in an advert for the specials of which this is one, indicating it is limited to 250 copiesThis is a most handsome volume an apotheosis of the Arts and Crafts movement.. Special Edition. Hardback. Very Good+. Illus. by Crane, Walter. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Special Limited Edition.

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Details

Bookseller
Rickaro Books Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
057016
Title
The Studio Special, Summer Number, Beauty's Awakening, A Masque of Winter and of Spring
Author
Members of the Art Workers' Guild
Illustrator
Crane, Walter
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Edition
Special Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Studio Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1899
Keywords
Art Workers' Guild Ashbee Walter Crane Holliday Letaby Art Artists May Morris Kelmscott Essex House Private Press Harry Wilson Stage Theatre Arts & Crafts Studio
Bookseller catalogs
Private Press; Art and Artists;
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Terms of Sale

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Rickaro Books Ltd

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About Rickaro Books Ltd

At Rickaro Books, we have over 30 years experience in bookselling and customer care. We have a retail shop located in the historic town of Horbury and whilst we sell online, we always welcome visitors to the shop.We specialise in T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) but also carry a wide range of other titles across the fields of military, local history and first edition fiction. if you are seeking for a particular title, we are happy to assist and are always interested in purchasing good, collectable books.

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