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We happy few : an anthology / by Owen Rutter ; with eleven engravings by John O'Connor.

London : Golden Cockerel Press, 1946.
Physical Description:
150 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR1111.H5 R88 1946
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Foreword signed: Dorothy Rutter.
"We Happy Few has been designed, produced, and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, 1-5 Poland Street, London, W.1. The edition has been limited to 750 copies. Numbers 1-100 are specially bound."--Verso of title page.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 171
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 42 of 100 copies specially bound (by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London) in red and blue quarter morocco and gilt-stamped white cloth.
Subject Terms:
English literature -- 20th century.
English poetry -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- History, Military -- Literary collections.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
War poetry.
World war, 1939-1945 -- Poetry.
Wood engravings -- 1946.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Rutter, Owen, 1889-1944, compiler.
Rutter, Dorothy, editor.
O'Connor, John, 1913-2004, wood-engraver.
Sandford, Christopher, book designer.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.

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