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Gray, Thomas, 1716–1771

Gray's Elegy written in a country church-yard / with a foreword by Christopher Sandford ; and eight engravings by Gwenda Morgan.

Additional Title(s):

Elegy written in a country churchyard

London : The Golden Cockerel Press, McMxlvi [1946]
Physical Description:
19, [3] pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3502 .E5 1946
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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"This new edition of Gray's Elegy has been edited, designed, produced, and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, London, in Caslon's Old Face type on Arnold's mould-made paper. Composition and press-work under the supervision of F.J. Newbery at the Chiswick Press, London. Compositor: A. Douglas. Pressman: A. Curran. This first impression is limited to 750 numbered copies. Nos. 1-80 are specially bound. A second impression, unlimited, may be printed on machine-made paper at a later date."--Colophon.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 172
BEIN 2014 750: No. 127. Autograph on front free endpaper: H[enry].W[ade].W[hite]., 60 Chesnut St., Boston.
BAC: British Art Center copy is numbers 44 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Bound in green full morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe.
Subject Terms:
English poetry -- 18th century.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
White, Henry Wade -- Autograph.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Wood engravings -- 1946.
Sandford, Christopher, writer of forward, book designer.
Morgan, Gwenda, 1908-, engraver.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Newbery, Francis J., printer.
Chiswick Press, publisher.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.

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