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Title(s):

Roses of Sharon : poems chosen from the flower of ancient Hebrew literature / with an introduction, by W.O.E. Oesterley, D.D. ; 12 wood-engravings by Mary Groom.

Published/Created:
London : The Golden Cockerel Press, 1937.
Physical Description:
[2], 58, [2] pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BS1200.A3 O37 1937
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"These 'Roses of Sharon' have been printed in Perpetua type on F.J. Head's hand-made paper by Christopher & Anthony Sandford and Owen Rutter and finished on the 18th day of October, 1937. The edition is limited to 125 copies, nos. 1-10 being specially bound."--Colophon.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 127
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 52 of 125. Bound in publisher's original green half morocco and red buckram.
Subject Terms:
Hebrew literature -- Translations into English.
Hebrew literature.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Translations.
Translations.
Wood engravings -- 1937.
Contributors:
Groom, Mary, 1903-1958, engraver.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Sandford, Christopher, printer.
Sandford, Anthony, printer.
Rutter, Owen, 1889-1944, printer.
Oesterley, W. O. E. (William Oscar Emil), 1866-1950, writer of introduction.
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