An Illustrated Life of William Morris, 1834-1896 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Richard Tames
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William Morris by Richard Tames
Book DescriptionWilliam Morris' many-sided career placed him at the centre of an age and culture he both condemned and shaped. Hailed now-a-days as a pioneer of modern design, he was best known to his contemporaries as a poet. A man of immense energy, charm and imagination, Morris learned to turn private grief to public purpose. Having failed as an architect and a painter, he succeeded as a weaver, dyer, calligrapher, printer, businessman, journalist and novelist.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780747804352
(210mm x 150mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Richard Tames
Richard Tames is the originator of the 'Lifelines' series. He read history at Cambridge, took a Master's degree in politics at London and teaches for Syracuse University's London Programme. He is a qualified 'Blue Badge' tourist guide.
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