A Few Chapters in Workshop Re-Construction and Citizenship. C. R. ASHBEE.
A Few Chapters in Workshop Re-Construction and Citizenship.

A Few Chapters in Workshop Re-Construction and Citizenship.

London: The Guild and School of Handicraft, Essex House, Mile End Road, 1894. First edition, 8vo, 165, (1) pp. Attractive vignettes and head and tail pieces throughout. Inscribed from the author on the fly leaf to a Miss Ethel Moxon with a nine line poem below. Original light pink cloth with black decoration and lettering, slight darkening of the spine and the top edge of the upper cover, a very good copy. One of a handful of titles that Ashbee published under this imprint (Copac listing only seven). The Guild and School of Handicraft operated in the East End from 1888-95, producing a wide range of work, from painting to jewellery, before being forced to close, prompting Ashbee to found the Essex House Press. Item #25006

Price: £700.00

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