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¶ Morris — Socialism (1893)

July 20, 2015

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Morris, William, and E. Belfort Bax. Socialism: its growth and outcome. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1893.

No. 25 of the large paper edition. Inscribed “to Janey with William Morris’ best love December 4th 1893.” Pencilled notes in an unidentified hand on rear endpapers.

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor).

Reference: LeMire, p. 178.

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¶ Morris — Signs of change (1888)

June 13, 2015

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Morris, William. Signs of change: seven lectures delivered on various occasions. London: Reeves & Turner, 1888.

Inscribed “To May Morris from William Morris May 19th 1888.”

Provenance: Morris. — May Morris. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor).

Reference: LeMire, p. 125.

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¶ Morris — Signs of change (1888)

June 13, 2015

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Morris, William. Signs of change: seven lectures delivered on various occasions. London: Reeves and Turner, 1888.

Large paper edition. Inscribed “To Janey from William Morris May 17th 1888.”

Provenance: Morris. — Jane Morris. — May Morris. — Oxford University [bequest of May Morris]. — Society of Antiquaries of London (Kelmscott Manor).

Reference: LeMire, p. 125.

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¶ Bax — Ethics of socialism (1888)

May 8, 2015

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Bax, Ernest Belfort. The ethics of socialism, being further essays in modern socialist criticism. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1888.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 422.

Digital version: HathiTrust.

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¶ Bax — Religion of socialism (1886)

May 8, 2015

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Bax, Ernest Belfort. The religion of socialism, being essays in modern socialistic criticism. London: S. Sonnenschein, Lowrey & Co., 1886.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 423.

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¶ Holyoake — History of co-operation in England (1875–79)

April 13, 2015

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Holyoake, George Jacob. The history of co-operation in England: its literature and its advocates. 2 vols. London: Trübner & Co., 1875–79.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 748.

Digital versions: HathiTrust.

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¶ Webb — Socialism in England (1890)

April 10, 2015

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Webb, Sidney. Socialism in England. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1890.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 739.

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¶ Kirkup — Enquiry into socialism (1887)

April 10, 2015

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Kirkup, Thomas. An enquiry into socialism. London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1887.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 716.

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¶ Gronlund — Co-operative commonwealth (1885)

April 8, 2015

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Gronlund, Laurence. The co-operative commonwealth: an exposition of modern socialism. Ed. George Bernard Shaw. London: Modern Press, 1885.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 565.

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¶ Is Socialism sound? (1887)

April 8, 2015

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Is Socialism sound? Verbatim report of a four nights’ debate between Annie Besant and G. W. Foote. London: Progressive Publishing Company, 1887.

Provenance: Morris. — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 560.

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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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¶ Socialist tracts, etc.

March 10, 2015

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Socialist tracts, etc.

Described as “Socialist Tracts, Pamphlets, Magazine Articles—Household Words, 4 odd vol.—Reviews; etc.  a parcel.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 1013 (sold to Leighton for £1 16s). — Unlocated.


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¶ Considerant — Destinée sociale (1847)

December 12, 2014

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Considerant, Victor. Destinée sociale. 2 vols. 2nd ed. Paris: Librairie phalanstérienne, 1847–49.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 608 (part; sold to Leighton for £2 16s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Justice (1884)

December 4, 2014

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Justice.

A weekly paper ( “The Organ of the Social Democracy”), to which Morris was a frequent contributor. Various numbers, 1884.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 376 (part; sold to Anderson for £1 10s.). — Unlocated.


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¶ Commonweal (1884–89)

December 4, 2014

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The Commonweal.

The journal of the London Socialist League (published by Morris), vols. 1, 4, and 5 (1885–1889), and various numbers of 1884.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 376 (part; sold to Anderson for £1 10s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Shaw — Unsocial socialist (1887)

May 21, 2014

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Shaw, George Bernard. An unsocial socialist. London: Swan Sonnenschein, Lowrey & Co., 1887.

Inscription by Walker: “This volume was given to William Morris by Shaw & acquired by me at his sale. Emery Walker.” Subsequent inscription by his daughter: “and chosen by Alan G. Thomas as a small token for all the work he did for me. Dorothy Walker January 1959.”

Provenance: Morris (gift from Shaw). — Sotheby 1898 (possibly lot 1013, “Socialist Tracts”; sold to Leighton for £1 16s.). — Emery Walker. — Dorothy Walker. — Alan G. Thomas (gift from Dorothy Walker). — Shirley Thomas. — Richard Linenthal (private collection; gift from Shirley Thomas).

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 613.

Digital version: Internet Archive.

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¶ Hyndman and Morris — Principles of socialism (1884)

May 2, 2014

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Hyndman, H. M., and William Morris. A summary of the principles of socialism, written for the Democratic Federation. London: The Modern Press, 1884.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 650 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £4). — Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department.

Digital version: HathiTrust (2nd impression).


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¶ Lissagaray — History of the commune of 1871 (1886)

March 30, 2014

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Lissagaray. History of the commune of 1871. Trans. Eleanor Marx Aveling. London: Reeves and Turner, 1886.

Presentation copy to Morris from Marx Aveling.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 624 (sold to Tregaskis for £1 2s.). — Unlocated.

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 572.

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¶ Kempner — Commonsense socialism (1887)

March 20, 2014

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Kempner, N. Commonsense socialism. London: Swan Sonnenschein, Lowrey & Co., 1887.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 610 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £1 2s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Hyndman — Historical basis of socialism (1883)

March 20, 2014

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Hyndman, H. M. The historical basis of socialism in England. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co., 1883.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 610 (part; sold to Tregaskis for £1 2s.). — Unlocated.

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¶ Tom Maguire (1895)

March 12, 2014

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Maguire, Tom. Tom Maguire: a remembrance, being a selection from the prose and verse writings of a socialist pioneer. Manchester: Labour Press Society, 1895.

Presentation copy.

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 628 (part; sold to Edmunds for £3 6s.). — Unlocated.


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