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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Morris, William, 1834-1896,
  • Designers -- Great Britain -- Biography

Book details:

LC ClassificationsNK942.M8 J3 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4448702M
ISBN 100837145155
LC Control Number79110848

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William Weaks Morris was an American writer and editor born in Jackson, Mississippi, though his family later moved to Yazoo City, Mississippi, which he immortalized in his works of prose. Morris' trademark was his lyrical prose style and reflections on the American South, particularly the Mississippi Delta. In he became the youngest editor of Harper's Magazine. He wrote several works of fiction and non . The book is full of photographs of contemporary rooms using Morris designed wall paper, fabrics, and carpets - it's beautiful just to look Already a fan of William Morris prints and fabrics, finding out more about his life and how he worked was fascinating/5. William Morris: literature and book design Throughout his life William Morris was a well-respected writer, producing widely read translations, novels, essays and poetry. Eager to design as well as to write texts, he experimented with calligraphy and page decoration, and later set up his own publishing company, the Kelmscott Press. Jul 03,  · V&A Pattern: William Morris: (Hardcover with CD) [Linda Parry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Victoria and Albert Museum, /5(27).