Facsimile of the Golden Cockerel Four Gospels

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-02 12:15:29

Lot 119: (Golden Cockerell Press facsimile) Title: The Four Gospels. Place Published: (Wellingborough). Publisher: (September Press). Date Published: (1988). Description: Decorations from woodcuts by Eric Gill. (Folio) 33x22.5 cm (13x9"), full brown morocco, black leather spine label lettered in gilt, slipcase. Copy no. 37 of 80 thus bound from an issue of 120 printed on T.H. Saunders Mould-made all rag paper. Fine facsimile of the 1931 Golden Cockerel Press masterpiece, produced under the direction of Christopher Skelton. Finely bound by Zaehnsdorf. There were also an additional 480 copies, not numbered, printed on half rag paper. Condition: Slipcase a bit dusty; volume fine. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $1500-$2000
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