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Sydney Cockerell and the Kelmscott Press

William S. Peterson

Sydney Cockerell and the Kelmscott Press

by William S. Peterson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cockerell, Sydney C., -- Sir.,
  • Kelmscott Press.

  • Edition Notes

    Extracts from Cockerell"s diaries.

    Statementby William S. Peterson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 113-138
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19448036M

    According to Sydney Cockerell, the second Secretary of the Kelmscott Press, Morris printed copies of the Chaucer book on paper and thirteen on vellum. This Census locates and describes as many of those books (which are now scattered all over the world) as possible and reconstructs their complicated history of ownership, supplying a   TION OF THE KELMSCOTT PRESS. The foregoing article was written at the request of a London bookseller for an American client who was about to read a paper on the Kelmscott Press. As the Press is now closing, and its seven years' existence will soon be a matter of history, it seems fitting to set down some other facts

    Get this from a library! A note by William Morris on his aims in founding the Kelmscott Press. [William Morris; Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, Sir; Typophiles (New York, N.Y.)] Christopher Sydney Cockerell was born in Cambridge on 4 June His father, Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, was at that time Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge, a position he was to hold for nearly 30 years. He had formerly been secretary to William Morris and the Kelmscott ://

    found: Wikipedia, Ma (Sydney Cockerell; Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, 16 July May ; English museum curator and collector; director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, ; leading figure in the revival of italic handwriting as an artistic craft; served as private secretary to William Morris, becoming a major collector of Kelmscott Press books; was secretary also First edition. 12mo. Early Arts & Crafts style binding () by Douglas Cockerell with his binding signature in rear dentelle, "19 DC " Full polished calf with leaf motif stamped in front and back near the spine forming a darker brown. AEG. The second book of the press, with compositors and a pressman coming over from the Kelmscott ://


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Sydney Cockerell and the Kelmscott Press by William S. Peterson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge and book collector Began his career in the coal business. His friendships with John Ruskin and William Morris led to work that he found more conducive: Morris offered him the task of cataloguing his library of manuscripts and early printed books and inhe also became Secretary to Morris's Kelmscott Press.

After Morris's death, Cockerell acted A Note by William Morris on his Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press, is the last book printed at the Kelmscott Press (fig. Written by Sydney Cockerell () with the inclusion of William Morris’s preface, it serves as a homage to Morris and is a lasting record of his printing principles and the press 2 days ago  The most famous of these is The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (), known as the Kelmscott Chaucer, which Secretary of the Press Sydney Cockerell identifies as their most important achievement.

Initially, Morris was so eager to start that he printed the first book in before Walter Crane's slated illustrations were even :// /collection-in-focus/william-morris-and-kelmscott-press. [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. COCKERELL, Sydney C. Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth smith: The Kelmscott Press, [issued ].

Sydney Carlyle Cockerell () was an English book collector and an authority on illuminated manuscripts. Active in literary circles, he was private secretary Sydney Cockerell and the Kelmscott Press book William Morris (thereby becoming a major collector of Kelmscott Press books) and was Thomas Hardy's :// He also relates William Morris's reply to the question of book sizes offered by the Kelmscott Press.

Condition: About Very Good, with some wear to the corners of the covers. The enclosed letter has separated into three pieces along the original folds.

Signed by Sydney Cockerell. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers FINE InHornby met Emery Walker and Sydney Cockerell (then William Morris’ secretary at the Kelmscott Press). Together, they encouraged and instructed Hornby and helped in devising two typefaces for his own use, Subiaco and Ptolemy.

Most Ashendene editions used one of these two typefaces, which were specially cast for the :// A Note by William Morris ou his aims in founding the Kelmscott press, together with a short description on the press by S.

Cockerell, and an annotated list of the books printed thereat () avec Sydney Carlyle Cockerell () comme Autre Naturally, St John Hornby was aided in the running of the press by his wife Cicely (daughter of Charles Barclay, a director of the National Provincial Bank, and Charlotte Cassandra Cherry) whom he married on 19 January InHornby met Emery Walker and Sydney Cockerell (then William Morris’ secretary at the Kelmscott Press).

Together   Morris's crowning achievement as a book designer was the Kelmscott Chaucer. The first copies arrived on 2 June Morris was on his deathbed and asked Cockerell to take over the Kelmscott Press together with Emery Walker, the typographer who had contributed so much to the success of the :// A note on his aims in founding the Kelmscott press.

By William Morris. A short description of the Kelmscot press. By S. Cockerell. An annotated list of the books printed at the press. By S. Cockerell. Various lists, leaflets and announcemnts printed at the Kelmscott press Manuscript material from the William Morris Collection includes correspondence from Sydney Cockerell, Jane Morris, William Morris, and others.

See below for a listing of correspondence arranged alphabetically by the creator's last name. Highlighted titles link to digital ://?g=&p= [KELMSCOTT PRESS].

COCKERELL, Sydney C. Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century. Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, [issued ]. 4to ( x mm). Printed in Golden type in black and red, 35 reproductions of early woodcuts (process blocks by Walker & Boutall) printed on rectos only of 23 sheets, each with printed caption, printer's device.

(Slight marginal staining   Sydney Cockerell (Brighton, 16 luglio – Richmond, 1º maggio ) Agendo come segretario personale di William Morris, divenne il primo collezionista dei libri pubblicati dalla Kelmscott Press, oltre a lavorare come segretario di Wilfrid Scawen Blunt ed Cockerell's history of the Press,was the last publication of the Press.

Cockerell subsequently served as amanuensis to poet/adventurer Wilfrid Scawen Blunt () and to the publisher and manuscript collector Henry Yates Thompson () advising the latter on acquisitions to Thompson's :// Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, x mm.

8 1/4 x 5 3/4. 4 p.l. including two blanks, 70 pp., 1 leaf colophon. ONE OF COPIES on paper and 12 on vellum. Original holland-backed blue paper boards. Elaborate borders around frontispiece and first page of text, the frontispiece drawn by Edward Burne-Jones and cut by William Morris, large decorative woodcut initials, This is the only Kelmscott Press book published in America.

The Chicago-based publisher W. Irving Way approached Sydney Cockerell in Aprilsuggesting a joint venture that could be issued at a modest price. Having recently finished 'Child Cristopher,' and with the Chaucer well underway, Cockerell felt that something could be :// Sydney Carlyle Cockerell () was an English book collector and an authority on illuminated manuscripts.

Active in literary circles, he was private secretary to William Morris (thereby becoming a major collector of Kelmscott Press books) and was Thomas Hardy's ://://w65b00fn. A man described by Sydney Cockerell as "facile princeps" (i.e., "easily the chief") collector of Kelmscott Press books, he obviously considered books as artifacts to be carefully protected, rather than objects to be read, and works from his library, which remained intact for over a century untilare notable for their outstanding :// Vida.

Sydney Cockerell se dirigió inicialmente como vendedor en el negocio del carbón familia, George J. Cockerell & Co, hasta que conoció a John dor deCockerell envió Ruskin algunas conchas de mar, que él ese momento ya se había reunido William ell trató de arreglar una disputa entre Ruskin y colina de Octavia, que había sido amigo de su.

In typography: The private-press movement met Emery Walker and Sydney Cockerell (Morris’ secretary at the Kelmscott Press), who encouraged and instructed him and helped in devising two types for his own use: Subiaco, based upon Sweynheim’s and Pannartz’ semiroman of the s, and Ptolemy, based upon a late 15th-century German ://According to Sydney Cockerell, Morris considered this volume "the best-looking book issued since the 17th Century".

William Morris Memorial Poem. by Kelmscott Press Employees. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press   Sydney Cockerell (16 juillet - 1 er mai ) fut un des directeurs du Musée Fitzwilliam à Cambridge. Sydney Cockerell. Biographie; Naissance: 16 juillet Brighton.

abord par William Morris pour cataloguer ses livres et manuscrits et ce qui la mène à un poste de secrétaire à la Kelmscott Press. Après la mort de Morris,