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The Beauty of Life": William Morris & the Art of Design



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W W Norton & Co Inc
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This is the edition with a publication date of 11/1/2003.
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Published to coincide with the exhibition of the same title at The Huntington, this book contains a series of essays that examines the life and work of Morris and of the company he founded, as well as fabulous photos of Morris' stained glass, interior decoration designs, etc. Exhibition tie-in.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 6
Editor's Acknowledgmentsp. 6
Donors to the William Morris Acquisitionp. 7
Introductionp. 8
William Morris: A Life in Designp. 20
The Firm: Morris & Companyp. 32
Stained Glass & Church Decorationp. 64
The Decoration of Housesp. 76
The Art of the Bookp. 88
John Henry Dearlep. 98
The Things That Might Be: British Design after Morrisp. 108
Two Sides of the River: Morris & American Arts and Craftsp. 134
Notesp. 169
Select Bibliographyp. 173
Indexp. 174
Contributorsp. 176
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