GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS

£900.00

The Tale of the Golden Cockerel

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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1936.

By Alexander Sergeyevitch Pushkin. Translated by Hannah Waller with a Note on Pushkin and the Tale by Raissa Lomonossova. Number 100 of 100 copies specially bound with title page printed in gold. Set in 11 pt. Caslon Old Face type and printed in gold and black on hand-made paper. 5.25 X 4 ins. 23 pp. Full bound in cloth of gold (red and gold pattern). Gilt title on red leather spine label. All edges gilt. 4 wood engravings by Robert Gibbings which were the last he cut for the Press. Previous owner’s bookplate (Pamela and Raymond Lister) on front paste-down. A fine copy in its original glassine dust-jacket which is slightly chipped at extremities.

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