The four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ : according to the Authorized version of King James I /
with decorations by Eric Gill.
imprint
Waltham Saint Lawrence in Berkshire: Printed and published at the Golden Cockerel Press, 1931.
description
[1], 268, [3] p. : ill. (wood-engravings) ; 35 cm.
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imprint
Waltham Saint Lawrence in Berkshire: Printed and published at the Golden Cockerel Press, 1931.
citation/reference
Gill, E. R. Eric Gill (2nd ed.), 285.
general note
"This book was printed by Robert and Moira Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press ... Compositors: F. Young and A.C. Cooper. 500 copies have been printed, of which numbers 1-12 are on vellum"--Colophon.
"This is the first book printed in the 18-point size of the new Golden Cockerel Face ... bound by hand by Messrs. Sangorski & Sutcliffe ... "--Cf. propectus for the publication.
local note
MASS copy: No. 404, bound in quarter pigskin and maize buckram boards, with "Bound by S. & S. London" on pastedown of upper cover, teg; in slipcase; prospectus for the publication laid in.
RBSC copy: No. 466, in slipcase.
Trinity Library copy: No. 465, without "prospectus for the publication". Half-bound in white pigskin, maize buckram boards, by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. "Bound by S. & S. London" on p. [2] of cover; in slipcase. With the bookplate of Freida & Kemp Waldie, designed by Eric Gill and signed "EG".
catalogue key
3880689
 
Gift to Trinity Library Upjohn-Waldie Collection; Guy and Sandra Upjohn; 2007.

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