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Lucas, F. L. (Frank Laurence), 1894–1967

Gilgamesh, king of Erech / by F.L. Lucas ; with twelve engravings by Dorothea Braby.

London : Printed in Great Britain at the Golden Cockerel Press, 1948.
Physical Description:
[2], 5-63, [1] pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR6023.U33 G45 1948
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title page printed in gold and black.
"Gilgamesh has been designed, produced, and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, 1-5 Poland Street, London, W.1. Composition and presswork under the supervision of James Shand at the Shenval Press, Hertford. Compositors: H.R. Sheldrake and R.J. Cracknell. Pressman: E.F. Brooks. The edition has been limited to 500 numbered copies, of which nos. 1-60 have been specially bound."--Colophon.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 180
Includes bibliographical references.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 12 of 500. Signed by the author and artist. Bound in publisher's original brown half morocco with yellow cloth boards.
"A free retelling of the Sumero-Babylonian tale of Gilgamesh."--Page 5.
Subject Terms:
Erech (Extinct city) -- Kings and rulers.
Kings and rulers.
Middle East -- Erech (Extinct city)
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Wood engravings -- 1948.
Braby, Dorothea, engraver.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Shenval Press, printer.
Sandford, Christopher, designer.

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