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" Nov. n, 1895, he says:"I began printing books with the hope of producing some which would have a definite claim to beauty, while at the same time they should be easy to read and should not dazzle the eye, or trouble the intellect of the reader by eccentricity... "
Printing Types, Their History, Forms, and Use: A Study in Survivals - Page 205
by Daniel Berkeley Updike - 1922
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 190

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1899
...careful experiment. ' I began,' he says, ' printing books with the hope of producing some which should have a definite claim to beauty, while at the same...the reader by eccentricity of form in the letters. . . . Fifteenth-century books, I had noticed, were always beautiful by force of the mere typography....
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 190

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1899
...careful experiment. ' I began," he says, ' printing books with the hope of producing some which should have a definite claim to beauty, while at the same...the reader by eccentricity of form in the letters. . . . Fifteenth-century books, I had noticed, were always beautiful by force of the mere typography....
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 190

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1899
...producing some which should have a definite claim to beanty, while at the same time they should he easy to read and should not dazzle the eye or trouble...the reader by eccentricity of form in the letters. . . . Fifteenth-century books, I had noticed, wero always beautiful by force of the mere typography....
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Kunstgewerbeblatt

Arthur Pabst, Karl Hoffacker, Fritz Heilwag - Decorative arts - 1899
...ON HIS AIMS IN FOUNDING THEKELMSCOTTPRESS^^t BEGAN printing books with thehopeofproducingsomewhich would have a definite claim to beauty, while at the same time they should be easy to read and should notdazzletheeye.ortrou' ble the intellect of the reader by eccentri' city of form in the letters. I...
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Meyer's konversations-lexikon: eine encyklopädie des allgemeinen ..., Volume 20

1900
...1.) i;,. NOTE BY WILLIAM MORRIS ON HIS AIMS IN FOUNDING THEKELMSCOTTPRESS^M» BEGAN printing books with the hope of producing some which would have a...be easy to read and should not dazzle the eye, or trou' the intellect of the reader by ccccntri« city of form in the letters. I have always been a great...
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English Book Collectors

William Younger Fletcher, Walter Stanley Graves - Book collectors - 1902 - 448 pages
...aims of Morris in founding the Press are given in his own words. ' I began printing books,' he writes, 'with the hope of producing some which would have...the reader by eccentricity of form in the letters.' Mr. Morris, who died at Kelmscott House on the 3rd of October 1896, collected a fine and extensive...
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Jahresbericht erstattet in der ordentlichen Mitglieder ..., Volumes 1-12

Gutenberg-Gesellschaft - Printing - 1902
...ENGRAVED BY WILLI AM ON HIS AIMS IN FOUNDING THEKELMSCOTTPRESS^^ !""Sj BEGAN printing books with i thehope of producing some which • would have a definite...the eye, or trouble the intellect of the reader by eccentrix city of form in the letters. I have always been a great admirer of the calligraphy of the...
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The Practice of Typography: A Treatise on Title-pages, with Numerous ...

Theodore Low De Vinne - Graphic design (Typography) - 1902 - 485 pages
...his Aims in Founding the Kelmseott Press (p. 1), Morris makes this statement: "I began printing books with the hope of producing some which would have a...definite claim to beauty, while at the same time they would be easy to read, and should not dazzle the eye or trouble the Intellect of the reader by eccentricity...
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Het Drukkers jaarboek

Printing - 1907
...NOTE BY WILLIAM MORRIS ON HIS AIMS IN FOUNDING THEKELMSCOTTPRESS^^ BEGAN printing books with thehope of producing some which would have a definite claim...the same time they should be easy to read and should notdazzletheeye,ortrou' ble the intellect of the reader by eccentrix city of form in the letters. I...
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The Graphic Arts and Crafts Year Book: American Annual Review of ..., Volume 2

Joseph Meadon, Walter Lawrence Tobey - Engraving - 1908
...activity toward printing. In his "Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press," he said: "I began printing books with the hope of producing some which would have a...definite claim to beauty, while at the same time they would be easy to read, and should not dazzle the eye or trouble the intellect of the reader by eccentricity...
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