A Few Chapters in Workshop Re-Construction and Citizenship

London: The Guild and School of Handicraft, Essex House, 1894. First edition. 8vo. 165, (1) pp. Illustrated from woodcuts, vignettes. "Ashbee (1863-1942) was an English designer and entrepreneur who was a prime mover of the arts and crafts movement that took its craft ethic from the works of John Ruskin and its co-operative structure from the socialism of William Morris" (Wikipedia); he was the driving force behind the Essex House Press which published more than 70 title, 1898-1910. This title offers essays relating to the activities of Ashbee's workshop, the Guild and School of Handicraft. Very good. Original decorated rose cloth (a bit soiled). (#7795). Item #60565

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