founded by William Morris. Pub. Constable, 1927. 1st edn. Colour frontis & 5 colour plates & 23 half tone illus. pp. 37 + plates, inc. list of Tapestries. Grey cloth, printed paper title label front cvr., uncut. 11 3/8 x 8 3/4". (Cvrs. dust-soiled with some discol. - some splitting to top/bottom hinges - some scattered foxing & contents rather thumbed) Still a v.g. copy. Fredeman: 43.94. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: HISTORY OF THE MERTON ABBEY TAPESTRY WORKS.
Descripción 1927, 1927. London: Constable and Company, 1927. 4to. Orig. cloth (somewhat rubbed & faded) with paper title label to front cover. In defective dustjacket (crudely tape-repaired). (38pp. text). With col. frontisp., 28 full-page plates of which 5 are in colour, and a chronological list of the Merton Abbey Tapestries, down to 1927. Uncut. Nº de ref. de la librería 225695
Descripción Constable and Company, Ltd, London, 1927. 1st assumed. G+ Slim 4to in grey cloth, title on front top corner as white paper paste-down, with simple black text. No DJ. Corners bumped, edges and spine abraded, tear in spine an top front joint. Boards very soiled, back board foxed. textblock browned and sooty. Pages falt, foxed throughout, slightly browner at edges. Plates on glossy stock, white, unfoxed, color plates vivid. Gift inscription on fep. Note in ink on pg. 36. 37 pgs. 28 plates plus frontispiece, 5 and frontispiece in color. shelve locked Art oversize. Rockville. Nº de ref. de la librería 7-114-1062335
Descripción Constable & Co. Ltd, London, 1927. Cloth. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. Estado de la sobrecubierta: No. First Edition. Lacking the front flyleaf, starts with the half-title page, otherwise a near fine hardcover copy, tan linen binding with pasted label on cover, no DJ. With all the plates, nice unmarked and unfoxed paper. Photos on request. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Nº de ref. de la librería 069472
Descripción Constable and Company Limited., London., 1927. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 37pp + cold and black and white plates as called for. Scattered foxing to text (plates unaffected). Very good hardback in publishers original , light brown cloth, with paper title label to front board. Nº de ref. de la librería 10414
Descripción 1973. (MORRIS) MARILLIER, H.C. HISTORY OF THE MERTON ABBEY TAPESTRY WORKS FOUNDED WILLIAM MORRIS. London: Constable, 1927. 4to. Cloth. Color frontispiece, 37, (1) pages, 28 plates, of which 5 colored. First edition. An extremely scarce monograph on the history and production at the Merton Abb Tapestry Works, founded by William Morris in 1881 as part of his efforts to revive ancient handicrafts. The book was printed by Charles Whittingham and Griggs. Previously owned by Barbara Morris, Arts and Crafts scholar, assista keeper, the circulation department of the V & A Museum, with her ink signatur to the recto of the front blank leaf. With important manuscript additions. chronological table of tapestries woven at Merton on pages 31-37 annotated in ink in two distinct early hands (one possibly Barbara Morris's) taking into account new research and listing tapestries commissioned after publication of the present title. A separate chronological list of Morris' tapestries woven Merton with additional information. Inserted loose is correspondence between Barbara Morris and Edith A. Standen of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Yo dating from January 1972 and March 1973, concerning two Morris & Co. tapestri held at the Metropolitan. Very good. Nº de ref. de la librería 38004