Book Description

Limited edition of 2750 numbered copies. This copy is number 98. Facsimile bound in full morocco, blocked in 24-carat gold with a design featuring Eric Gill's four symbols for Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, supported in a blind-blocked frame, all edges gilt; Commentary volume quarter-bound in buckram and board. A fine Facsimile,in a newly-designed and elegant binding, of the Golden Cockerel Press' edition of the Four Gospels, generally regarded as the press' finest production and as one of the most successful private press books of the twentieth century. The separate Commentary volume includes (1) John Dreyfus' essay on Eric Gill and the Golden Cockerel Type' (extracted from his book, A Typographical Masterpiece. A wonderful and collectable facsimile of this seminal work.
Author Eric Gill
Date 2007
Publisher The Folio Society
Condition Fine

Price: £375.00

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