A Typographical Masterpiece: an Account of Eric Gills collaboration with Robert Gibbings in producing the Golden Cockerel Press edition of The Four Gospels in 1931.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1990. Folio, xii, 105 pp., 41 of Gills splendid wood engraved illustrations, sources, index. Natural linen, gilt backstrip lettering & gilt illust. by Gill on front cover, 4 pp. illust. prospectus laid in. Beautiful condition. Limited to 450 copies printed for the Book Club of California (and another 200 for the UK market) designed by the author. The definitive work on the making of one of the greatest printed books of the 20th century, and surely Eric Gills chef d'oeuvre. The Book Club of California edition sold out upon publication.
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