William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones, and the Kelmscott Chaucer

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Morris, William, 1834-1896., Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, Sir, 1833-1898., Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 -- Illustrations., Kelmscott Press., Book design -- England -- History -- 19th century., Medievalism -- England -- History -- 19th century., Tales, Medieval -- Illustrations., English poetry -- Illustrations., Middle Ages in art., Hammersmith (London, England) -- Impr

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StatementDuncan Robinson.
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LC ClassificationsZ232.M87 R6 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination116 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2734247M
ISBN 100918825172
LC Control Number86028542

Widely regarded as one of the most exquisite books ever printed, the Kelmscott Chaucer is the masterwork of William Morris () and Edward Burne-Jones ()/5(10).

Description. William Morris, the 19th-century designer, William Morris reformer and writer, founded the Kelmscott Press towards the end of his life. He wanted to revive the skills of hand printing, which mechanisation had destroyed, and restore the quality achieved by the pioneers of.

Sir Edward Burne-Jones (–98) was an original member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and a close friend of William Morris's from their days as Oxford undergraduates. In addition to his painting and stained glass work, Burne-Jones worked closely with Morris in the area of decorative arts and illustrations, creating the 87 full-page /5(5).

The Works Edward Burne-Jones Geoffrey Chaucer published in by the Kelmscott Press was the culmination of William Morris's vision for an ideal book. It embodied his love of medieval literature and art, as well as his love of beauty. Its vast scope and magnificence inspired his friend and collaborator Edward Burne-Jones to compare it to a "pocket cathedral.".

The Collector's Library Edition of the Kelmscott Chaucer is an absolutely beautiful book. It is huge, heavy, gilt-edged, and the sumptuous artwork of William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones is beautifully reproduced/5(8).

The Kelmscott Chaucer William Morris & Edward Burne-Jones Coloring Book by William Morris,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. William Morris (24 March – 3 October ) was a British textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist associated with the British Arts and Crafts was a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production.

His literary contributions helped to establish the modern fantasy genre, while he helped win acceptance. Religion and chivalric tales were the predominant subject matter.

In The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (fig.1) William Morris combined his two passions: medieval themes and the art of the book. It was the first book started at the Kelmscott Press in by Morris and his great friend the artist, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones ().

William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones and the Kelmscott Chaucer. by ROBINSON, Duncan: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Morris, in the penultimate paragraph, apportions the credits thus: Here ends the Book of the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, edited by F.

Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by W. Hooper. Printed by me William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of Middlesex.

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Major contributions came from his old friend Edward Burne-Jones, who collaborated with Morris on Kelmscott's most celebrated book: The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer ().

Wood-engraving, designed by William Morris, engraved by William Harcourt Hooper, England. The Kelmscott Chaucer received more notice than any of the fifty-three other titles from Morris's press; as recently as Duncan Robinson published a book about the making of the Chaucer.

Morris used the Middle English text edited by Oxford Professor W. Skeat, since he wanted the most up-to-date and complete version (Needham, ). About this Item: Omega Books, Ware, Hertfordshire, Blue Cloth.

Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Edward Burne-Jones (illustrator). Facsimile Copy. First published by William Morris, The Kelmscott Press inThis a facsimile of the edition, with the 87 original illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, (viii), pp, 8pp glossary, engravings and versals in black.

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Edward Burne-Jones (British, ) and William Morris (British, ), Titlepage, Wood-engraving, title page and page opening 1. After a quick glance at the Kelmscott Chaucer, one might think the book was printed in the 15th or 16th century, not long after the printing of the Gutenberg Bible.

In fact, it was printed in   Sir Edward Burne-Jones (–98) was an original member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and a close friend of William Morris's from their days as Oxford undergraduates.

In addition to his painting and stained glass work, Burne-Jones worked closely with Morris in the area of decorative arts and illustrations, creating the 87 full-page Brand: Dover Publications. - Explore Leon Zhang's board "Kelmscott Chaucer" on Pinterest.

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The edition of The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer published by the Kelmscott Press in combined the talents of William Morris, one of England's greatest typographers and printers, and those of artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones, who created the 87 full-page woodcut illustrations.

For students of Chaucer, English literature, English printing history, and 19th-century British art, the Kelmscott. Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Baronet, ARA (/ b ɜː n ˈ d ʒ ə ʊ n z /; 28 August – 17 June ) was a British artist and designer associated with the phase of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, who worked with William Morris on decorative arts as a founding partner in Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.

Burne-Jones was involved in the rejuvenation of the tradition of stained glass art. Get this from a library. William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones, and the Kelmscott Chaucer.

[Duncan Robinson] -- "The Kelmscott Chaucer is widely held to be one of the most magnificent printed books ever produced. For forty years Morris and Burne-Jones had worked together on a.

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William Morris - William Morris - Iceland and socialism: As a poet, Morris first achieved fame and success with the romantic narrative The Life and Death of Jason (), which was soon followed by The Earthly Paradise (–70), a series of narrative poems based on classical and medieval sources.

The best parts of The Earthly Paradise are the introductory poems on the months, in which. EDWARD BURNE-JONES'S CHAUCER PORTRAITS IN THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER by Velma Bourgeois Richmond The Kelmscott Chaucer, the final cooperative venture of William Morris () and Edward Burne-Jones (), has always and rightly been praised as a major achievement in printing.

Finished May 8, The Kelmscott Chaucer was a collaboration between William Morris, who designed the typeface, boarders, decorative initials and page layout, and Edward Burne-Jones, who designed the illustrations. Just copies of the original edition were published at the Kelmscott Press.

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"The Kelmscott Chaucer was printed in two columns on handmade paper with specially designed large gothic type in red and black, with 87 woodcut illustrations and full-page plates after designs by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and numerous woodcut borders and initial letters designed for this work by William Morris.

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William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones, a facsimile of the William Morris Kelmscott Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer "In this authoritative new book, in which five of Burne-Jones's series of pictures and tapestries are reproduced in full for the first time (other than in catalogs), the true glory of the artist's vision and range are made.

Since they represent the medieval mind and both Morris and Burne Jones were important medievalists, Morris made this edition of Chaucer, inin his press-editorial: Kelmscott .Long considered one of the world’s great examples of book design, this edition of the "The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer" was a collaborative effort between the pre-Raphaelite artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones and the multitalented artist, designer, and poet William Morris.

Burne-Jones designed the 87 wood-engraved illustrations and their frames, while Morris designed the typeface and oversaw the.Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Baronet ARA (28 August – 17 June ) was a British artist and designer closely associated with the later phase of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, who worked closely with William Morris on a wide range of decorative arts as a founding partner in Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & -Jones was closely involved in the rejuvenation of the tradition of.