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News from Nowhere (Hardcover): William Morris, Rowan Williams News from Nowhere (Hardcover)
William Morris, Rowan Williams
R844 R631 Discovery Miles 6 310 Save R213 (25%) In stock

With its radical blend of utopian socialism and science fiction, William Morris's novel News from Nowhere caused a stir when it was first published in instalments in the Commonweal in 1890. The narrator William Guest awakens to find himself in a utopian England in the 21st century. Industrial buildings have been transformed into a pastoral paradise; civilians are dressed in 14th-century costume; there is an abundance of openair markets and wooded areas and gardens; and money, prisons and divorce have been abolished. In this vision of a socialist future, individuals have the freedom to choose their own economic and creative pursuits. Two years after its initial publication, the novel became one of the first books printed by Morris's newly founded Kelmscott Press. A copy of this rare edition - only 300 were produced - is held in the National Art Library at the V this publication is a reproduction of that volume. Morris oversaw all aspects of the original production, from the selection of the paper and ink to the choice of his own Golden typeface and the position of the printed matter on the page. The result was a timeless triumph in book design and making. This new edition makes Morris's design available to a wide audience for the first time.

Gracie Fields Collection (DVD): Gracie Fields, Frank Pettingell, Ian Hunter, Ben Field, Horace Kenney, Elizabeth Jenns, Alfred... Gracie Fields Collection (DVD)
Gracie Fields, Frank Pettingell, Ian Hunter, Ben Field, Horace Kenney, …
R194 Discovery Miles 1 940 Ships in 20 - 25 working days

Collection of seven films starring Gracie Fields. They are: 'Love, Life and Laughter' (1934), 'Sing As We Go' (1934), 'Sally in Our Alley' (1931), 'Looking On the Bright Side' (1932), 'Queen of Hearts' (1936), 'Look Up and Laugh' (1935) and 'The Show Goes On' (1937).

William Morris Sticker Book (Novelty book): William Morris William Morris Sticker Book (Novelty book)
William Morris
R208 R156 Discovery Miles 1 560 Save R52 (25%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Queen of Hearts/Look Up and Laugh (DVD): Gracie Fields, Alfred Drayton, Douglas Wakefield, Billy Nelson, Harry Tate, Huntley... Queen of Hearts/Look Up and Laugh (DVD)
Gracie Fields, Alfred Drayton, Douglas Wakefield, Billy Nelson, Harry Tate, … 1
R38 Discovery Miles 380 Ships in 20 - 25 working days

A double-bill of romantic comedies starring Gracie Fields. In 'Queen of Hearts' (1936), lowly seamstress Gracie Perkins (Fields) pretends to be a wealthy supporter of the local arts in order to get a part in an upcoming production. As her deception leads to ever more complications, she eventually wins out, charming one and all to become the star of the show. In 'Look Up and Laugh' (1935), Fields stars as Grace Pearson, one of several clerks in a small town market threatened with closure when the land is purchased by a department store chain. Gutsy Grace rallies the market traders to prevent the takeover - a protest aided by the timely discovery of a Royal Charter, which enables the stallholders to declare their market place an autonomous nation. This was the third film appearance for a 22-year-old Vivien Leigh, who has a bit part.

William Morris Dove & Rose Embroidered Pouch: William Morris William Morris Dove & Rose Embroidered Pouch
William Morris
R296 R182 Discovery Miles 1 820 Save R114 (39%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

William Morris is well known for his unmistakable tapestries, furniture, fabrics, wall paper and even stained glass. His work has now been used for over 150 years on many more decorative as well as functional products. The William Morris Celandine Embroidered Pouch from Galison features a delicate floral pattern embellished with hand-embroidered details on a conveniently sized zipper pouch so it can be used for everything from desk supplies to toiletries. - Size: 9.5 x 5 x 1.5 inches - Silk screen with azo-free dyes - Made with 100% cotton - Poly bag packaging with hangtag - Made in India

William Morris Playing Card Set (Cards): William Morris William Morris Playing Card Set (Cards)
William Morris
R365 R230 Discovery Miles 2 300 Save R135 (37%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

William Morris is well known for his unmistakable tapestries, furniture, fabrics, wall paper and even stained glass. His work has now been used for over 150 years on many more decorative as well as functional products. The William Morris Playing Card Set features two standard size decks of playing cards in the famous Celandine and Seaweed designs. Each deck is in its own colorful box for safe keeping and the 2 sets are packaged in a keepsake drawer box. - Size: 4.25 x 5.75" - Includes: 2 Decks of 52 cards

William Morris Celandine Handmade Embroidered Journal (Hardcover): William Morris William Morris Celandine Handmade Embroidered Journal (Hardcover)
William Morris
R309 R231 Discovery Miles 2 310 Save R78 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

William Morris is well known for his unmistakable tapestries, furniture, fabrics, wall paper and even stained glass. His work has now been used for over 150 years on many more decorative as well as functional products. The William Morris Celandine Handmade Embroidered Journal from Galison features a delicate floral pattern which has been exquisitely detailed with embroidery. Hand made in India, uniquely crafted with rounded corners, and 120 lined pages of quality paper stock make this journal sure to please any writer or note taker. - Trim size: 7 x 10 inches - Handmade embroidered cover - Recycled cotton paper with sewn binding - 120 lined pages, solid color liner - Polybag packaging - Made in India

William Morris Celandine Embroidered Pouch: William Morris William Morris Celandine Embroidered Pouch
William Morris
R295 R211 Discovery Miles 2 110 Save R84 (28%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For over 150 years William Morris has created beautiful and unmistakable fabric and wallpaper. The William Morris Celandine Embroidered Pouch from Galison features a delicate floral pattern embellished with hand-embroidered details on a conveniently sized zipper pouch so it can be used for everything from desk supplies to toiletries. - Size: 9.5 x 5 x 1.5 inches - Silk screen with azo-free dyes - Made with 100% cotton - Poly bag packaging with hangtag - Made in India

V&A William Morris Recipe Box: William Morris V&A William Morris Recipe Box
William Morris; Edited by Victoria and Albert Museum 1
R421 R347 Discovery Miles 3 470 Save R74 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Keep favourite recipes at hand yet neatly filed in a decorative Galison recipe file box. Eight glossy tabbed dividers organize recipes into Fruits and Vegetables, Breads and Pasta, Eggs and Dairy, Soups and Salads, Meats and Poultry, Fish and Seafood, Desserts, and Beverages. Fifty 4 x 6" fill-in recipe cards are included, and printable blank recipe card templates are available online. The hinged box measures 6-1/4 x 3-1/4 x 8".

Where Is God at Work? (Paperback, New edition): William Morris Where Is God at Work? (Paperback, New edition)
William Morris
R220 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R39 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Difficult boss; annoying colleagues; boring work? Asked to work harder and harder; told by your manager to lie; tempted to do something bad? This book helps you think through the calling to be a Christian at work by showing how God can be unexpectedly present even in the most difficult people and dilemmas. Work can become a place where you can exercise your talents, positively influence your business, and be a witness to Christ just by being who you are.

William Morris Giftwrap Paper (Paperback): William Morris, Elaine Norman William Morris Giftwrap Paper (Paperback)
William Morris, Elaine Norman
R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Four distinctive giftwrap papers based on designs by the great Victorian artist, author, and designer feature appealing, intricate florals and foliates. At just a fraction of the price of giftwrap from stationery stores, these full-color 18" x 24" sheets feature four different designs, plus four matching gift cards. Shrink-wrapped in a sturdy 9 1/4" x 12 1/4" folder (with no staples to mar the wrap), the sheets remain fresh and wrinkle-free till ready for use.

Full-colour Patterns and Designs (Paperback): William Morris Full-colour Patterns and Designs (Paperback)
William Morris
R305 R230 Discovery Miles 2 300 Save R75 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

40 beautiful designs by one of Victorian era's most influential designers. Modestly priced, copyright-free collection of richly detailed patterns, faithfully reproduced from rare 1890s publication. Superb designs for wallpapers, chintzes, velveteens, tapestries, tiles, carpets, more.

The Odes of Horace - A Facsimile (Latin, Hardcover, Facsimile edition): William Morris The Odes of Horace - A Facsimile (Latin, Hardcover, Facsimile edition)
William Morris; Introduction by Clive Wilmer; Translated by William Gladstone
R5,208 R2,925 Discovery Miles 29 250 Save R2,283 (44%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

William Morris had a lifelong fascination with illuminated books. He collected thirteenth- and fourteenth-century manuscripts and became one of the foremost experts on the art of bookmaking and calligraphy. Aiming to resurrect a tradition that had fallen into abeyance with the invention of printing, he made eighteen illuminated books, using a variety of texts, during the course of his life. One of these, now held in the Bodleian Library, is a handmade edition of the Odes of Horace. The pages of this book, reproduced here in high-quality facsimile, are among the most intricate and ambitious that Morris ever created. Using a Renaissance italic style of calligraphy, he illuminated letters with delicate shades of gold and silver, and adorned them with floral decoration and miniature faces and figures. The openings to each of the four books of the Odes are stunning display pages on which Morris collaborated with the artists Edward Burne-Jones and Charles Fairfax Murray. The Roman poet Horace (65-8 BCE) wrote four books of lyric poetry in Latin which have subsequently been translated many times and have had an ongoing influence on Western literature. He combined descriptions of the everyday with the poetry of politics, patriotism, love and friendship, producing lines of beauty and wisdom which were very popular in Morris's day and continue to appeal in the twenty-first century. This facsimile edition is presented in a blind embossed slipcase featuring a detail from one of Burne-Jones' paintings in the book with a companion volume containing an introduction to William Morris's manuscript and an English translation of the Odes.

William Morris Stained Glass Coloring Book (Paperback): William Morris, Albert G. Smith William Morris Stained Glass Coloring Book (Paperback)
William Morris, Albert G. Smith
R140 R116 Discovery Miles 1 160 Save R24 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Sixteen handsome renderings based on projects by one of Victorian England's foremost leaders of the Arts and Crafts movement. Includes adaptations of wallpaper and textile designs as well as scenes of Adam Naming the Beasts, Sleeping Apostles, Angel and Woman, and many more. Add color and place translucent illustrations near a source of bright light for brilliant stained glass effects.

B/N William Morris (Emb) (Miscellaneous printed matter): William Morris B/N William Morris (Emb) (Miscellaneous printed matter)
William Morris
R379 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R93 (25%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
William Morris Dove & Rose Handmade Embroidered Journal (Hardcover): William Morris William Morris Dove & Rose Handmade Embroidered Journal (Hardcover)
William Morris
R365 R229 Discovery Miles 2 290 Save R136 (37%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

William Morris is well known for his unmistakable tapestries, furniture, fabrics, wall paper and even stained glass. His work has now been used for over 150 years on many more decorative as well as functional products. Inspired by Morris' Birds tapestry, The William Morris Birds Handmade Embroidered Journal from Galison features the bold turquoise, fuschia, and blue bird design which has been exquisitely detailed with embroidery. Hand made in India, uniquely crafted with rounded corners, and 120 lined pages of recycled cotton paper stock make this journal sure to please any writer or note taker. - Trim size: 7 x 10 inches - Handmade embroidered cover - Recycled cotton paper with sewn binding - 120 lined pages, solid color liner - Polybag packaging - Made in India

The Story of the Glittering Plain (Paperback): William Morris The Story of the Glittering Plain (Paperback)
William Morris
R468 R380 Discovery Miles 3 800 Save R88 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
William Morris Boxed Notecard Assortment (Other printed item): William Morris William Morris Boxed Notecard Assortment (Other printed item)
William Morris
R389 R297 Discovery Miles 2 970 Save R92 (24%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Poems Of Protest (Paperback, UK ed.): William Morris Poems Of Protest (Paperback, UK ed.)
William Morris; Introduction by Michael Rosen
R195 R158 Discovery Miles 1 580 Save R37 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Michael Rosen argues that William Morris' socialist poetry was part of a long tradition of protest writing and a signpost for future struggles. This volume includes work that has not been published since first appearing as propaganda in The Commonweal, the paper of Morris' Socialist League. Although poetry was a small part of his enormous written output, it is integral to understanding the level of commitment to change that William Morris felt.

Willam Morris Colouring Book (Paperback): William Morris Willam Morris Colouring Book (Paperback)
William Morris
R220 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R51 (23%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The House Of Wolfings (Paperback): William Morris The House Of Wolfings (Paperback)
William Morris
R175 Discovery Miles 1 750 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
News from Nowhere (Paperback): William Morris News from Nowhere (Paperback)
William Morris; Edited by David Leopold
R225 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R44 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

News from Nowhere(1890) is the best-known prose work of William Morris and the only significant English utopia to be written since Thomas More's. The novel describes the encounter between a visitor from the nineteenth century, William Guest, and a decentralized and humane socialist future. Set over a century after a revolutionary upheaval in 1952, these "Chapters from a Utopian Romance" recount his journey across London and up the Thames to Kelmscott Manor, Morris's own country house in Oxfordshire. Drawing on the work of John Ruskin and Karl Marx, Morris's book is not only an evocative statement of his egalitarian convictions but also a distinctive contribution to the utopian tradition. Morris's rejection of state socialism and his ambition to transform the relationship between humankind and the natural world, give News from Nowhere a particular resonance for modern readers. This text is based on the 1891 version, incorporating the extensive revisions made by Morris to the first edition.
About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

William Morris Arts and Crafts Designs Book of Postcards (Postcard book or pack): William Morris William Morris Arts and Crafts Designs Book of Postcards (Postcard book or pack)
William Morris
R304 R247 Discovery Miles 2 470 Save R57 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Complete Canterbury Tales (Hardcover, Deluxe gift ed): Geoffrey Chaucer The Complete Canterbury Tales (Hardcover, Deluxe gift ed)
Geoffrey Chaucer; Illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones, William Morris; Translated by Frank Ernest Hill
R617 R468 Discovery Miles 4 680 Save R149 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From the bawdy Wife of Bath's tale to the riddle set by the Franklin, this complete collection of 'The Canterbury Tales' makes for an easily accessible, entertaining read.

The Sundering Flood (Paperback): William Morris The Sundering Flood (Paperback)
William Morris
R610 R492 Discovery Miles 4 920 Save R118 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
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