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William Morris, The story of Cupid and Psyche. Announcements and prospectus, 1969-1974

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/65

Scope and Contents

Copy and various proofs, and printed prospectus; printed announcements. With these are: printed announcement and printed keepsake for Sebastian Carter's lecture 'The last Kelmscott' (October 1973) (the latter varying to specify the venue; in a folder marked 'Publicity'); sample of Morris-pattern cloth proofs of the wood-engravings made for Colin Franklin in 1978 and an announcement of his talk 'Golden Asses at the Private Presses'; further proofs from the Morris borders in the same collection and a prospectus for Eros and Psyche (Gregynog 1935); correspondence with Will and Sebastian Carter about the book, 1969-1976. This includes also various slips with copy and artwork, and text for Sebastian Carter's talk to the Double Crown Club, Mar. 1974. Correspondents include the agent for the Copyright Libraries (G. W. Copp), Sanford L. Berger, Cambridge University Press (Brooke Crutchley), Penny Carter, Douglas Cleverdon, Cotswold Collotype Co. Ltd (Philip Brooke, L. S. Smith), Glyn Daniel, A. R. Dufty, Colin Franklin, J. Barcham Green Ltd, Loyd Haberly, Oxford University Press (Vivian Ridler, Richard Russell), Hans Schmoller, A. C. Sewter, Mary Skinner, Society of Antiquaries (F. H. Thompson), Albert Sperisen, Stellar Press (W. J. Hummerstone), Reynolds Stone, William Morris Society (R. C. H. Briggs), William Waters.


  • Creation: 1969-1974


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2 envelope(s) (2 envelopes, oversize)

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