GILL, ERIC (SPECIAL)

£1,400.00

The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ according to the Authorised Version of King James I

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London: Golden Cockerel Press facsimile, 1987.

Decorated throughout with Initials and Wood Engravings by Eric Gill. Number 29 of 80 (600) special copies printed on T.H. Saunders mould-made paper and bound in full leather with laced-in boards by Zaehnsdorf. Folio. 13 X 9.25 ins. 272, xiv pp. + Colophon. Full light brown morocco with the Golden Cockerel Press running cockerel device by Robert Gibbings stamped in blind on upper cover (C3R, page 52, “Cock-A-Hoop”). Gilt title on black morocco spine label. Turn-ins decorated with gilt rule. Headbands. T.E.G., others uncut. Widely recognized as a remarkable reprint of a masterpiece of the book arts. Printed by Christopher Skelton and Alan Bultitude at the September Press. Includes “Memories of Eric Gill” by Robert Gibbings and “The Four Gospels and the Reproduction” by Christopher Skelton. A fine copy in fine original fleece-lined black cloth covered slip case.

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