Arthur Morrison

This site is dedicated to the life and work of the British author, Arthur Morrison (Nov. 1, 1863 - Dec. 4, 1945). Morrison was born in London's East End and became a journalist in 1890, joining the staff of The National Observer. In addition to his beloved stories about the detective Martin Hewitt, Morrison wrote three realistic novels about life in the East End. Later in life, he devoted his time to collecting Asian art, his collection being sold to the British Museum in London before his death.



Be sure to check out the recently launched website of the Arthur Morrison Society.

Just published: Arthur Morrison : a bibliography of first editions

Kakapo Press, Szeged, Hungary, 2007. This bibliography is the first attempt to describe the entirety of Morrison's output, with detailed descriptions and issue points for all his first editions, as well as notes on later editions. Also sections on the author's contributions to books and magazine articles. The book is a large format quality softback with French flaps, 72pp incl. 8pp color and 8pp b/w illustrations. Issued in a strictly limited edition of 500 hand-numbered copies. Written by Dr. Jeremy Parrot, this handsome, illustrated volume provides the first exhaustive bibliography of Arthur Morrison's work -- a must for all serious collectors.

Available directly from the author for US$30.00. To reserve your copy, send an email to Dr. Jeremy Parrot.



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Launched: December 12, 2002 -- Last update: March 12, 2009
migrated to current URL May 2006

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