The Golden Cockerel Press
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GLUE AND LACQUER FOUR CAUTIONARY TALES
Written by Harold Acton; Lee Yi-Hsieh; Arthur Waley. Illustrated by Eric Gill; Denis Tegetmeier.
Stock no. 2126393
Published by The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st 1941. Very good condition.
Translated from the Chinese by Acton & Yi-Hsieh. With Illustrations from Drawings by Gill, interpreted on copper by Tegetmeier. Limited edition to 350 copies. Printed on mould-made paper and bound in 1/4 morocco. Yellow cloth covers, with gilt title. Preface by Waley. This is Copy No. 72. Leather spine is faded, with wear to edges; couple of tiny chips to base. A few small bumps along cover edges and to corners. Foxing, mostly to endpapers, outer page edges and some to page margins. All engravings are present.
THE FOUR GOSPELS OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST
Written by John Dreyfus; Robert Gibbings. Illustrated by Eric Gill.
Stock no. 2124513
Published by Folio Society; The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st thus 2007. As new condition.
Large format. According to the Authorized version of The King James I. This facsimile edition printed in 2007 (originally 1931), by Memminger MedienCentrum on Favini feltmarked laid paper and bound by G. Lachenmaier in full goatskin leather with Fabriano Tiziano endleaves. This edition is Limited to 2750 numbered copies. Contained in big black 'box'/slip case, with gilt title to spine. This edition also includes a thin volume of Essays by Dreyfus & Gibbings. In stunning condition. This is Copy No. 1463. Contained in original box that is in near fine condition - has a few small bump marks along edges.
THE CANTERBURY TALES
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Peter Holliday. Illustrated by Eric Gill.
Stock no. 2124512
Published by Folio Society; The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st thus 2010. As new condition.
Large format. Facsimile of the 1929-31 editions. Printed on Corolla Classic Watermark laid paper and bound by G. Lachenmaier in full goatskin leather with Merida Forest endleaves. This edition is Limited to 1980 numbered copies. Wood engravings by Eric Gill. Contained in large black box/slip case that has gilt title to spine. Also contained with this edition, smaller volume; An Essay by Peter Holliday. In exquisite condition! This is Copy No. 678. Contained in original box in Near fine condition; just some light wear. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
NAPOLEON'S MEMOIRS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Napoleon Bonaparte; Somerset De Chair.
Stock no. 2121946
Published by The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st 1945. Very good condition.
Limited to 500 copies. Green cloth. Gilt title and vignette to front cover. Endpapers are maps. B/w portrait frontis. Uncut page edges. These volumes are Copy No. 286. Covers are very faded. Some foxing and browning to pages, mostly to outer page edges. A few page margin marks. Slight musty odour to books.
THE TALE OF THE GOLDEN COCKEREL
Written by A.S. Pushkin; Hannah Waller.
Stock no. 2119295
Published by The Golden Cockerel Press. 1936. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Small format. Red cloth, black title to spine. 22 pages. Translated by Waller. Foxing to covers. Wrapper is unevenly faded with a bit of foxing and some edge-creasing.