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Songs & Poems. With Decorations by Robert Gibbings; Pritned and Published at the Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence Twyford, Berkshire

Carey, Henry

Published by Golden Cockerel Press, Berkshire, England, 1924
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Original light blue board with tan on the spine. 8 X 11 inches. 67 pages. Deckled edges. This copy is number 361 of 380 copies published. From the colophon, "Here ends this selection of Songs * Poems from the works of Henry Carey, made by Moira Gibbings, The music was drawn by Gladys Evans & engraved on wood by W. M. R. Quick, the decorations were designed and engraved on wood by Robert Gibbings, the type was composed by A.H. Gibbs & F. Young, and the book printed by A. C. Cooper at the Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence, in Berkshire, and completed on the 4th day of October 1924. The edition is limited to 380 copies, of which 350 are for sale. This is number 361." Copy has 34 illustrations. A bookplate from previous owners, Marjorie and Martin Mitau is on the inside front cover. The Mitau's were members of the Roxburghe Clue and the Book Club of California, there collection was strong in California history. Front cover is lightly sun faded on edges. The copy is very clean and complete. Binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 017798

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Title: Songs & Poems. With Decorations by Robert ...

Publisher: Golden Cockerel Press, Berkshire, England

Publication Date: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Gibbings, Robert

Book Condition: Very Good

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