The Cuckoo Clock and other Poems Shane Leslie( Fine Private Press Book, Stanbrook Abbey Press, one of 50 Deluxe Copies with Hand coloured illustrations bound in quarter leather with Japanese Wood Veneer Slipcase ) ([ 1987 ])

Fine Private Press Book

The Cuckoo Clock

Published: Stanbrook Abbey Press

Date: [ 1987 ]

Published in 1987 in a limited edition of 200 copies, of which 50 are deluxe copies where the line illustrations within the text have been hand coloured, bound in quarter leather with Chinese silk cloth covers, with a slipcase covered in Japanese wood veneer, a delightful and beautifully produced book of Children’s Poetry, this is a nice example of the rare deluxe edition which was originally purchased at an event marking the official opening of the Evesham Library inaugural Festival on Wednesday 1st August 1990, this evening event included an exhibition by the Stanbrook Abbey Press. The original purchasers event invitation card is loosely inserted in the book along with the original purchase receipt, and three photocopied sheets of a presentation to Princess Margaret at the official opening of the library on 18th May 1990. Some mild corner bumping to covers, a couple of minor marks to the slipcase else in very nice general condition

Quarter Leather


Offered by Andrew Cox