With engravings by John Buckland- Wright
151 pages, frontispiece, title page vignette, numerous wood engraved illustrations, original vellum binding with gilt vignette on the upper cover, titled gilt on the spine, top edge gilt others uncut, book plate on the front paste down end paper, a very good copy.
17thApril - added by seller: some page affected by light foxing and toning - see addition images. Lacks the slip case.
The colophon reads: Designed and produced by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, this edition was begun in January 1943 and completed in November 1947. By kind permission of the Oxford University Press, the test is based on that of H. Foreman. The dition is limited to 500 numbered copies printed in Caslon type on Arnold’s hand-made paper with Golden Cockerel Press watermark. Numbers 1 – 100 will be specially bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe under supervision of Stanley Bray. Number 63.
Franklin (Colin) The private presses. Second ed. Scholar Press, 1991 page 324
John Buckland Wright(1897–1954) was a painter and draughtsman, but primarily an etcher and engraver who was self-taught.
- Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
- Size: 4to (320 x200mm)
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