The Lord's Song

Price: 200.00 CAD

London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1934. Octavo. Bound in original white buckram, with spine titled in gilt, and 'GCP' press mark gilt-stamped to the front cover. [5] 20pp. Printed in Perpetua Roman and Felicity Italic types on Arnold & Foster pure rag paper. Buckram darkened and soiled, water-stain to upper-right corner of the front cover, but internally clean bright, with only minor foxing to the endpapers and occasionally along the gutter. One of 500 copies, of which this is number 196. Contains one full page wood-engraving by Eric Gill, and a decorated initial letter. This was the first book to be printed at the Golden Cockerel Press using Gill's Perpetua and its accompanying Felicity Italic Type. The title-page is decorated with Gill's 'S. Thomas' hands' device, which first appeared in 'Id Quod' (1926).


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