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    [William Morris]. A Brief Sketch of the Morris Movement and of the Firm Founded by William Morris to Carry Out His Designs and the Industries Revived or Started by Him. Written to Commemorate the Firm's Fiftieth Anniversary in June 1911. London: Privately Printed for Morris & Company, 1911. Small octavo. 63 pages. Frontispiece portrait by G.F. Watts, original trade mark of the firm designed by Madox Brown on the title page, eight plates, and printer's device of the Chiswick Press on the verso of the last page. Blue gray printed wraps with title page information on front cover and title in black on the spine. Covers are creased and lightly soiled, edge wear with small tears, paper loss to lower corner of rear cover; cellophane tape stains and discolorations to endpapers. There is a small sticker on the lower left corner of the front cover, one loose plate, light dampstains to fore-edge, occasional foxing; else in very good condition. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.

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    June, 2015
    17th Wednesday
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