Cockalorum | A Sequel to Chanticleer and Pertelote | Being a Bibliography of The Golden Cockerel Press | June 1943 - December 1948. Christopher SANDFORD.
Cockalorum | A Sequel to Chanticleer and Pertelote | Being a Bibliography of The Golden Cockerel Press | June 1943 - December 1948.
Cockalorum | A Sequel to Chanticleer and Pertelote | Being a Bibliography of The Golden Cockerel Press | June 1943 - December 1948.

Cockalorum | A Sequel to Chanticleer and Pertelote | Being a Bibliography of The Golden Cockerel Press | June 1943 - December 1948.

[London]: Golden Cockerel Press, n.d. [1950]. Tall Octavo. ‘Unlimited Edition’ (one of 2,250 copies). Bound in original brown cloth, with title blocked in yellow to the spine and upper cover. In very good printed paper dust jacket (with erratum, ‘1949’ rather than ‘1948’). 112pp. Small vertical tear to the top of the dust jacket over the upper cover, and some slight chipping along the extremities, else a Fine copy. Along with the chronological bibliography, 'Cockalorum' contains appreciations of Dorothea Braby, John Buckland Wright, and Clifford Webb reprinted from 'The Studio', two addresses on printing by Sandford and Buckland Wright, and two memorial pieces celebrating the life and work of Eric Ravilious. Illustrated with 5 scraper-board cuts, a reproduced drawing, and 77 wood-engravings printed from the blocks. John Buckland Wright, who worked almost exclusively on Cockerels for the five years covered by 'Cockalorum', is well represented with 26 wood-engravings. Set and printed in 13 pt. Perpetua. Item #37

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