Art: Cleland's Book

A boy once looked so long and ardently in the window of Scribner's Manhattan bookstore that a clerk stepped to the door and invited him in. Poor, shy, the boy hesitated, but the kindly clerk inveigled him to an inner room, laid before him the very window display at which he had been gazing—a copy of the works of Chaucer, designed and made at William Morris's famed Kelmscott Press, with typography as virile and rich as the pungent medieval poetry which the letters spelled out. The boy lingered while the clerk drew...

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