(Essex House Press)
A Few Chapters in Workshop Re-Construction and Citizenship.
London: Guild and School of Handicraft, Essex House, 1894. Octavo. 166pp. Ornaments on the prefatory material and the final page evince Ashbee's skills Art Nouveau style, and bring illustrative care and craftsmanship to Ashbee's treatise on what makes for good citizenship in an increasingly industrial state. Bound in full red cloth with design stamped in black to upper cover and titling in black to spine. Exterior fairly shabby but structurally sound. Interior toned, as usual. Edges untrimmed. Very good. Gift inscription of former owner on front flyleaf. Item #31745
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By This Author: C. R. Ashbee