GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS

£675.00

Folk Tales and Fairy Stories from India

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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1961.

By Sudhin N. Ghose with illustrations by Shrimati E. Carlile. Designed and published at the Golden Cockerel Press. Set in Aldine Bembo type and printed in brown and black at the Chiswick Press on Millbourn mould-made paper. Number 43 of 100 (500) special copies. 12 x 7.5 ins. 147 pp. Full bound by E.W. Hiscox in maroon morocco with large gilt roundel on upper cover by the artist. Gilt spine titling. T.E.G., others uncut. Large pictorial roundels on endpapers and title page and 6 full page illustrations by the painter Shrimati E. Carlile in the traditional 18th century Bengali style: white line on black overprinted in brown. Previous owner’s diminutive bookplate on front paste-down. An especially fine copy in fine original slipcase.

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