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Click here to order from Amazon UK  Burne-Jones and William Morris in Oxford and the Surrounding Area by Ann S. Dean.
80 pages, 47 illustrations,16 in colour.  Paperback,  Revised Edition. 1997.  Price UK; 9.99.  US Order at present only a few copies are available direct from this website.
A unique feature of this book is a list of over 30 churches with William Morris and Burne-Jones windows with the phone numbers needed to gain access to them.  There are five churches in London and others in the area between Stroud, Windsor and Birmingham. The book also describes tapestries, tiles and drawings.
Click here to order from Amazon UK  The Beauty of Life, William Morris and the Art Of Design edited by Diane Waggoner.
176 pages, 128 colour plates,  Paperback  2003  Price UK; 48.81 new, from 15.28 usedUS Order $17.47.
Written for the Exhibition of the Huntington Collection at San Marino in California in 2004. It includes the Berger Collection with items from the archives of Morris's firm, including his Merton Abbey Dye Book and designs by Dearle. It includes articles on J.H. Dearle and on the firm's work in the USA.  
 Click here to order from Amazon UK The Life of William Morris by J.W. MacKail.
364 pages, Paperback,. 1995.  Price UK; 13.54.  Order time 1-2 weeks.  US Order
A reprint of the 1889 biography written by Burne-Jones's son-in-law.
Click here to order from Amazon UK William Morris by Himself  by Gillian Naylor.
328 pages, New Edition. Hard Cover, 2004 ed.  Price UK; 14.99  US Order
Stunning illustrations with extracts from Morris's own writings, almost essential for any Morris lover or student.
Click here to order from Amazon UK William Morris, a Life for Our Time by Fiona MacCarthy (Paperback 2010)
 800 pages, Paperback. 2010Price UK; 14.00US Order
A thoroughly researched biography with useful footnotes.
Click here to order from Amazon UK William Morris, a Life for Our Time by Fiona MacCarthy (Paperback 2003)
 800 pages, 52 b&w illustrations. Paperback. 2003Price UK; 9.91US Order
A thoroughly researched biography with useful footnotes.
Click here to order from Amazon UK William Morris, a Life for Our Time by Fiona MacCarthy (Hardcover 1994)
 600 pages, 52 b&w illustrations. Hard Cover. 1994.  Price UK; 44.50, from 5 used. limited availability  US Order
A thoroughly researched biography with useful footnotes.
Click here to order from Amazon UK William Morris by Charlotte and Peter Fiell.
175 pages, 1999. Hard Cover. 14.44. Save 15%.  US Order
Text in English, French and German, a 47 page introduction, followed by a lavish collection of colour plates with notes on each section.
Click here to order from Amazon UK Textiles by William Morris and Morris and Co., 1861-1940 by Oliver Fairclough.
Hard Cover, 1981, Price UK; 20 (4-6 weeks)  US Order
A reprint of the invaluable catalogue of the 1981 Birmingham Exhibition.
Click here to order from Amazon UK William Morris edited by Linda Parry.
384 pages Hard Cover 1996. 26.40.  US Order
Catalogue of the major 1996 Morris Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Click here to order from Amazon UK William Morris textiles edited by Linda Parry.

Paperback, 192 pages, 1988  limited availability  US Order

Hardback, 192 pages, 1983  limited availability  US Order
An invaluable work which illustrates colour details of most of his textile designs.
Click here to order from Amazon UK The Designs of William Morris by Martin Bailey:
160 pages, Paperback, 1992 4.76 Save 20%.  US Order
Click here to order from Amazon UK William Morris on Art and Design by  Christine Poulson (Editor):
202 pages, Paperback, 1996.  Price UK; 7.95  US Order
A most useful collection of Morris's writings on art.
Click here to order from Amazon UK William Morris Tiles by Richard and Hilary Myers:
152 pages, Hard Cover, 1996.  Price UK; 38.00 (Dispatch within a month)  US Order
Pictures, many in colour, of nearly every tile made or sold by the Firm with designs mainly by Burne-Jones, Fairy Tales, Good Women etc., and by Morris.
Click here to order from Amazon UK Ornamentation and Illustrations from the Kelmscott Chaucer.
112 pages.1973(Dover).1-2 weeks. Price UK; 6.39 (1-2 weeks dispatch)  US Order
 Click here to order from Amazon UK Art Enterprise and Ethics: Essays on the Life and Work of William Morris by Jon Press and Charles Harvey.
256 pages, Paperback, 1996, 17.50. (4-6 weeks)
256 pages, Hard Cover, 1996, 35.00. (4-6 weeks)  US Order
A well researched account of how Morris ran The Firm with useful graphs and figures.
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Vol. 3

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Vol. 4

The Collected Letters of William Morris by Norman Kelvin, ed. (4-6 weeks dispatch) Each volume is hard cover with an introduction, notes and  illustrations.

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Revised: February 08, 2014.