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William Morris as Designer (With hand-printed wallpaper samples laid in!) by  Ray Watkinson - First edition - 1967 - from Common Crow Books (SKU: B34342)

William Morris as Designer (With hand-printed wallpaper samples laid in!)

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William Morris as Designer (With hand-printed wallpaper samples laid in!)

by Watkinson, Ray

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  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Fair. Presumed first edition, 1967, hardcover with blue cloth boards in dust jacket, small quarto, 81pp. + 90 illustrations of Morris' work in both color and b&w. Book VG+ with sun to spine ends and edges of boards, mild wear to spine tips and corners, handsome gilt title to spine, binding tight, endpapers faintly off-set with foxing, text clean and unmarked. DJ fair with top edge of rear panel missing, spine head missing top inch, three scratches across face of spine bottom, other mild soil and edgewear, in protective mylar wrap. Laid in wallpaper samples vary in sizes and patters, showing some weakening to folds and mild tears to edges, with sample card.


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William Morris as Designer (With hand-printed wallpaper samples laid in!)
Watkinson, Ray
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
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First edition
Reinhold Publishing Corporation
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Design and Decorative Arts, Arts and Crafts Movement

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