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Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799–1837
The tale of the golden cockerel / by Pushkin.
Additional Title(s):
Skazka o zolotom petushke. English
London : Golden Cockerel Press, [1936]
Physical Description:
22, [1] pages : illustrations ; 13 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PG3347.S52 Z6 1936
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Wood engravings by Robert Gibbings.
"Printed in Great Britain, at the Golden Cockerel Press ... Compositor: A.H. Gibbs. Pressman: H. Barker. The tale of the golden cockerel has been translated from the Russian of Alexander Sergeyevitch Pushkin by Hannah Waller, with a note on Pushkin and the tale by Raïssa Lomonossova. The edition is limited to 100 numbered copies printed on hand-made paper, numbered 1-100. There will also be an unlimited edition printed on machine-made paper, un-numbered."--Colophon.
Translation of: Skazka o zolotom petushke.
Title page printed in gold.
Note dated 1936.
Limited edition of 100 numbered copies printed in gold and black on hand-made paper, full bound in cloth of gold. Unlimited edition printed in black only, on machine-made paper, bound in red coth, with yellow jacket wrapper.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 115
BAC: British Art center copy is no. 86 of 100 copies on handmade paper. Bound in red and gold cloth.
Subject Terms:
Fairy tales.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Russian poetry -- Translations into English.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Wood engravings -- 1936.
Fairy tales.
Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958, engraver.
Waller, Hannah, translator.
Lomonossova, Raïssa, contributor.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.

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