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Creator:
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946, author.
Title:
The country of the blind : 1939 / by H.G. Wells ; with engravings by Clifford Webb.
Published/Created:
London : The Golden Cockerel Press, 1939.
Physical Description:
67, [1] pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5774 .C68 1939
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Printed and published by Christopher Sandford & Owen Rutter at the Golden Cockerel Press, Rolls Passage, London, in 14 point Golden Cockerel handset type (with the introduction and appendix in 13 point Perpetua type) on Batchelor's hand-made paper and finished on the sixth day of September, 1939. Compositor: A.H. Gibbs. Pressman: H. Barker. The edition is limited to 280 numbered copies. Numbers 1-30 are signed by the author & artist."--Colophon.
Includes the 1904 version of the story.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 142
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 4 of 280, signed by the author and artist. Bound in original orange vellum, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. In original slipcase.
Subject Terms:
English fiction -- 20th century.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Webb, Clifford -- Autograph.
Wells, H.G. -- Autograph
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1939.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Handmade paper printings (Printing) -- 1939.
Contributors:
Webb, Clifford, 1895- , engraver.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Sandford, Christopher, printer.
Rutter, Owen, 1889-1944, printer.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.
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