William Morris: Architecture and History [and] Westminster Abbey. 1900

Morris, William

Architecture and History [and] Westminster Abbey.

Chiswick Press for Longmans, London, 1900

CHF 90.–

Lecture IV ‘Architecture and History’, pp. 1–33; and Lecture V ‘Westminster Abbey’, pp. 35–50. Lecture ‘Architecture and History’ was first given by Morris as a paper read before the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) on 1 July 1884. ‘Westminster Abbey’ was a paper written for the SPAB in June of 1893. First edition.

Description: Pale blue paper over boards, with the title page text reproduced on the upper front cover, cloth spine. Octavo: 21 × 14.5 cm; pp. [2] 50. Printed from ‘Golden’ type on fine mould-made paper.

Ref.: Walsdorf 77

Condition: Some age toning and soiling to covers (back cover has a slightly larger spot at the bottom), a bit of edgewear and slight sunning to spine. Usual age tanning to one side of free endpapers. Pages are clean and bright, hinges are sound.

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