Art and Life and the Building and Decoration of Cities A Series of Lectures by Members of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, Delivered at the Fifth Exhibition of the Society in 1896.
London, Rivington, Percival & Co. 1897
vi + 260pp, 4to, Cloth covered spine, original boards. Paper spine label. Spine sl. sunned and paper label has small stain on it. , Internally some light foxing especially on the end papers. Five Lectures printed exactly as given in 1896 at the New Gallery by members of the the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society. Opens with a tribute to the recently late William Morris, previous president to the society. Considers the idea of beauty in art as well as in utility in the decoration of the city. Inscription of owner's name on front paste down with a note saying it was a gift from Peter Ferriday.