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Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743

Songs & poems / by Henry Carey ; with decorations by Robert Gibbings.

Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire : Printed and published at The Golden Cockerel Press, 1924.
Physical Description:
[4], 9-64, [4] pages : illustrations, music ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3339.C374 A173 1924+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"Here ends this selection of Songs & Poems from the works of Henry Carey, made by Moira Gibbings. The music was drawn by Gladys Evans & engraved on wood by W.M.R. Quick; the decorations were designed and engraved on wood by Robert Gibbings. The type was composed by A.H. Gibbs & F. Young, and the book printed by A.C. Cooper at the Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence, in Berkshire, and completed on the 4th day of October 1924. The edition is limited to 380 copies, of which 350 are for sale."--Colophon.
BEIN: no. 314.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 212 of 350. Bound in cream quarter parchment with light blue paper covered boards.
Subject Terms:
English poetry -- 18th century.
Private press books -- England -- Waltham Saint Lawrence -- Specimens.
Songs, English.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- Waltham Saint Lawrence.
Wood engravings -- 1924.
Gibbings, Moira, designer.
Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958, engraver.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Quick, William Michael Roberts, 1838-1927, engraver.
Cooper, A. C. (Albert C.), printer.

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