GIBBINGS, ROBERT

£500.00

The Voyage of the Bounty’s Launch

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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1934.

Edited and with an Introduction by Owen Rutter. Number 85 of 300 copies set in 14 pt. Golden Cockerel type and printed on Arnold’s hand-made paper. 12.5 X 7.5 ins. 87 pp. Red and white canvas over boards in “sail-type” diagonal binding. Gilt title on spine. T.E.G., others uncut. 10 wood engravings, including 2 full page, by Robert Gibbings. “The first of the Cockerel “Sea Log” series. An innovation was the “sail-type” of binding. Previously two different cloths had never been combined to form a pattern.” (Chanticleer 95) A fine copy with foxing to the endleaves fore and aft.

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