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William Morris, Writer

Jack Lindsay

William Morris, Writer

a lecture given at the William Morris Society on the 14th November 1958 at Caxton Hall, London

by Jack Lindsay

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Published by William Morris Society in London, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morris, William, -- 1834-1896 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jack Lindsay.
    SeriesTransactions of the William Morris Society
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29, [1] p.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17187088M


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