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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Majesty Order and Beauty: Selections from the Diaries of T.J. Cobden Sanderson. Full calf with gold tooling. The design depicts the Dove's Press type falling into the weeds of the Thames.

Hammersmith Bridge from where T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, friend of Morris, proprietor of Dove's Press and great bookbinder and eccentric dumped his trays of type to prevent them from getting into the hands of former partner Emery Walker.

London October 2011
A pilgrimage to Hammersmith and the hub of "Morrisland". Morris's former home is now the site of The William Morris Society.