GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS -- The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ according to the authorized version of King James I. Waltham Saint Lawrence: Printed by Robert and Moira Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press, 1931. 2° (330 x 235mm). Woodcut illustrations, decorations and initials by Eric Gill. Original half white pigskin gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut, slipcase. NUMBER 364 OF 500 COPIES. PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "To Mrs Talbot from Robert Gibbings March 1932." 'Mrs Talbot' was the mother of wood-engraver Viva Talbot (1900-83) who was Robert Gibbings' pupil in the early 1930s.
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- £8,125 (Set Currency)
- £3,000 - £5,000
- ($6,015 - $10,025)
- Sale 5308 —
- Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books
- 19 March 2008
- London, South Kensington