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Books

Recently published books about Morris, his circle, and other related subjects.

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William Morris (Thames & Hudson, 2021)

William Morris (Thames & Hudson, 2021)

First published in 1996, the original edition of this book accompanied the Victoria and Albert Museum’s landmark exhibition, William Morris 1834-1896, the most comprehensive and ambitious exhibition ever mounted on the designer’s life and work. Revised, updated, and substantially expanded, this lavish volume explores the balance between Morris’s various spheres of activity, placing his art in the context of its time and examining his legacy.

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Arts & Crafts Churches

Arts & Crafts Churches

Lund Humphries, 2020 Author: Alec Hamilton Read review by Imogen Hart. From the publisher's website: This comprehensive overview provides the first detailed account of the phenomenon of the Arts & Crafts church, examining more than 200 of the finest examples,...

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William Morris’s Flowers

William Morris’s Flowers

Thames & Hudson, 2019 Author: Rowan Bain From the publisher's website: "This beautifully designed, accessibly priced gift book offers a wealth of designs by Morris where flowers are the principal motif. The text traces the origins of Morris’s flower-based designs:...

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The Routledge Companion to William Morris

The Routledge Companion to William Morris

Routledge, 2021 Editor: Florence S. Boos From the publisher's website: This Companion draws together historical and critical responses to the impressive range of Morris’s multi-faceted life and activities: his homes, travels, family, business practices, decorative...

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Teaching William Morris

Teaching William Morris

Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2019 Editors: Jason D. Martinek And Elizabeth Carolyn Miller From the publisher's website: A prolific artist, writer, designer, and political activist, William Morris remains remarkably powerful and relevant today. But how do you...

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Journal and Magazine

Recent issues of The Journal of William Morris Studies and Useful and Beautiful, the magazine of the William Morris Society in the US.

Useful and Beautiful, Summer 2021

Useful and Beautiful, Summer 2021

The summer 2021 issue of Useful and Beautiful, the magazine of the William Morris Society in the United States, is now available as a PDF for all readers. Download here. WMS-US members receive a physical copy of the magazine and immediate access to the PDF. Find out...

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Useful and Beautiful, Winter 2020

Useful and Beautiful, Winter 2020

The winter 2020 issue of Useful and Beautiful, the magazine of the William Morris Society in the United States, is now available as a PDF for all readers. Download here. WMS-US members receive a physical copy of the magazine and immediate access to the PDF. Find out...

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Useful and Beautiful, Summer 2020

Useful and Beautiful, Summer 2020

The summer 2020 issue of Useful and Beautiful is now available as a PDF for all readers. Download here. WMS-US members receive a physical copy of the magazine and immediate access to the PDF. Find out more about joining.

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