The Illustrators of the Golden Cockerel Press



Madley, Hereford: Five Seasons Press, 1980.

Number 24 of 75 (400) special copies signed by Christopher and Lettice Sandford. An Introduction to the Exhibition at The Mayor’s Parlour Gallery, Hereford: April 19th – May 10th 1980. Text by Christopher Sandford and David Chambers. Hand-set in Baskerville and Perpetua types and printed on BFK Rives mould-made paper. 12.5 X 8.75 ins. 12 pp. Card covers with paper wraps illustrated with a border and cockerel by Mark Severin. Frontispiece by Lettice Sanford cut for “The Golden Cockerel Greek Anthology” and here printed by Reg Bolton. Wood engravings by John O’Connor (“Here’s Flowers”), Paul Nash (“Abd-Er-Rhamen in Paradise”), Gertrude Hermes (“Strawberry Time”) and Eric Gill (“The Constant Mistress”) all printed from the original blocks. A fine copy.

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