160
160
Gill, Eric--Golden Cockerel Press--Chaucer, Geoffrey
THE CANTERBURY TALES. GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS, 1929
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
160
Gill, Eric--Golden Cockerel Press--Chaucer, Geoffrey
THE CANTERBURY TALES. GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS, 1929
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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Gill, Eric--Golden Cockerel Press--Chaucer, Geoffrey
THE CANTERBURY TALES. GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS, 1929
4to, number 47 of 500 copies, 4 volumes, wood-engraved illustrations by Eric Gill, initials printed in blue, red and black, original niger morocco-backed boards by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, top edges gilt, some light spotting and browning, extremities rubbed and slightly worn, abrasions to some covers, spines slightly worn
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Literature

Gill 281; Chanticleer 63

Catalogue Note

The bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press describes this set, simply, as "beautiful books". This set includes a single sheet noting the price, date of publication and requesting a copy of any periodical review. The sheet is spotted and has a tear in the top right corner.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London