GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS

£155.00

The Pilgrim Fathers. A Journal of their coming in the Mayflower to New England and their Life and Adventures there

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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1939.

Reprinted from the rare 1622 “Journall of the beginning and pro-ceedings of the English Plantation setled at Plimoth in New England” which is held in the British Museum. Edited with Preface and Notes by Theodore Besterman. Number 177 of 300 copies set in 13 pt. Poliphilus type and printed on Arnold’s mould-made paper. 10 X 6.50 ins. 88 pp. Quarter black morocco with cream cloth covered boards. Gilt title on spine. T.E.G., others uncut. 8 wood engravings by Geoffrey Wales. Internally fine with boards slightly soiled and hint of bump to front corners. Prospectus loosely inserted. “”The Pilgrim Fathers” is one of the nicest books we have ever made – agreeable in its proportions, tasteful binding, beautiful paper, elegant typography, and exceptionally pleasant and dexterous engravings, all harmonizing with the charming content.” (Pertelote 140)

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