HUGHES-STANTON, BLAIR

£850.00

Ecclesiastes or The Preacher

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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1934.

Number 97 of 247(250) copies set in 18 pt. Golden Cockerel type and printed in black and orange on specially watermarked, hand-made Batchelor paper. 12.5 X 9 ins. 23 pp. Quarter vellum with orange cloth covered boards. Gilt spine titling and gilt rule on quarter binding. T.E.G., others uncut. Title page and 12 wood engravings by Blair Hughes-Stanton. The first Cockerel under Christopher Sandford’s aegis which matched the typographical virtuosity of ther Gibbings-Gill era. “Our press work in this book is judged to be almost perfect.” (Chanticleer 97) Internally fine without inscriptions or bookplate. Externally a little soiled as usual.

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