Secondary Sources Related to the Kelmscott Press Collection, Ingalls Library

As part of my practicum project working with the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Kelmscott Press collection, I compiled this bibliography of secondary sources related to Klemscott. It was used in my lecture at the public events I organized, and can accompany the exhibit-in-a-box I curated.

Adrean, Louis V., and Marsha A. Morrow. “A Quiet Bequest.” The Cleveland Museum of Art Members Magazine, September 2006.

A Note by William Morris. New York: Grolier Club / William Morris Society, 1996.

Dowd, Douglas. “Meditations on the C-word.” Contemporary Impressions 3 (Spring 1995): 6-9.

Duschnes, Philip C. William Morris’ Typographical Adventure: A Complete Collection of the Publications of the Kelmscott Press. Cat. no. 139. New York: Philip C. Duschnes, 1939.

Howard, Nicole. “Maturity: Books in the Age of Automation, 1800-1900.” In The Book: A Life Story of a Technology. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005.

LeMire, Eugene D. A Bibliography of William Morris. London: Oak Knoll Press / The British Library, 2006.

Miller, Elizabeth Carolyn. “William Morris, Print Culture, and the Politics of Aestheticism.” MODERNISM / modernity 15 (2008): 477-502.

MacCarthy, Fiona. “William Morris: The Building of a Book.” Matrix: A Review for Printers and Bibliophiles 15 (Winter 1995): 11-20.

Mackail, John William, and Nicholas Salmon. “Biographies of William Morris.” William Morris Society. http://www.morrissociety.org/bio.html (accessed 15 March 2009).

Peterson, William S. A Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1984.

—. “William Morris and Nineteenth-Century English Printing.” Matrix: A Review for Printers and Bibliophiles 27 (Winter 2007): 151-159.

Roth, Nancy. “A Definite Claim to Beauty.” William Morris and His Circle: 25 January – 4 June 1989, Leslie Memorial Room, The Library, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Minneapolis: The Institute, 1989.

Sparling, Henry Halliday. The Kelmscott Press and William Morris, Master- Craftsman. London: Macmillan, 1924.

Thompson, Susan. “Kelmscott Press: Golden Type’s Golden Touch?” Book Collector’s Market 2 (August 1976): 12-14.

Walsdorf, John J. William Morris in Private Press and Limited Editions: A Descriptive Bibliography of Books by and about William Morris 1891-1981. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1983.

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