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¶ Morris — Hopes and fears for art (1882)

November 17, 2017

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Morris, William. Hopes and fears for art. London: Ellis and White, 1882.

Large paper edition.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 428.

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¶ d’Avennes — L’art arabe (1877)

December 7, 2016

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d’Avennes, Prisse. L’art arabe d’après les monuments du Kaire. 4 vols. Paris: Morel, 1877.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 970 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £22). — Henry Wellcome. — Unlocated.


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¶ Smith — Persian art (1876)

November 15, 2016

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Smith, R. Murdoch. Persian art. [London]: Chapman and Hall, [1876].

An art handbook issued by the South Kensington Museum. Frequently reprinted; we do not know which edition Morris owned.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 705.

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¶ Seroux d’Agincourt — History of art by its monuments (1847)

November 4, 2015

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Seroux d’Agincourt, J. B. L. G. History of art by its monuments, from its decline in the fourth century to its restoration in the sixteenth. 3 vols. in 2. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1847.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1117 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £1). — Unlocated.


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¶ Perrot — History of art in Chaldea and Assyria (1884)

September 21, 2015

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Perrot, Georges, and Charles Chipiez. A history of art in Chaldea and Assyria. Trans. Walter Armstrong. 2 vols. London: Chapman and Hall; New York: A. C. Armstrong and Son, 1884.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 1, lot 25 (part; sold for £2 8s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Artist’s repository (1785–94)

June 7, 2015

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The artist’s repository and drawing magazine, exhibiting the principles of the polite arts in their various branches. London: printed for C. Taylor, 1785–94.

Illustrated.

Morris owned 4 vols.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 1, lot 61 (part; sold for 11s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Salmon — Polygraphice (1678)

April 13, 2015

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Salmon, William. Polygraphice, or the arts of drawing, engraving, etching, liming, painting, washing, varnishing, gilding, colouring, dying, beautifying and perfuming. London: printed by Robert White for John Crumpe, and to be sold by Charles Passenger, 1678.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

References: ESTC (R219883). — MS catalogue (2), no. 664.

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¶ Day — Every-day art (1882)

April 13, 2015

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Day, Lewis Foreman. Every-day art: short essays on the arts not fine. London: B. T. Batsford, 1882.

Illustrated.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 626.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Theophilus — Essay upon various arts (1847)

April 9, 2015

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Theophilus. An essay upon various arts in three books, forming an encyclopaedia of Christian art of the eleventh century. Trans. Robert Hendrie. London: John Murray, 1847.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Mary Lobb. — Lobb sale 1, lot 27. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 489.

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¶ Morris — Art and socialism (1884)

March 13, 2015

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Morris, William. Art and socialism. London: W. Reeves; Manchester: Heywoods, 1884.

LP copy with Morris’s signature.

Provenance: Morris. — Theodore Low De Vinne. — De Vinne’s sale, Anderson Galleries (New York), 14 January 1920, lot 666. — Unlocated.

Reference: LeMire, p. 94.

 

 

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¶ Griggs — Portfolio of . . . art (1881–91)

December 9, 2014

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Griggs, W., comp. Portfolio of . . . art. London: [South Kensington Museum], 1881–91.

A series issued periodically with slightly varying titles. Morris owned the following: Indian art (12 of 27 numbers), French art (10 of 12 numbers), Spanish art (3 of 16 numbers), Swedish art (4 of 5 numbers), and two others.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 968 (part; sold to Henry Wellcome for £1 5s.). — Unlocated.


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