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Title(s):

The song of songs : called by many the canticle of canticles.

Additional Title(s):

Bible. Song of Solomon. English. 1925.

Published/Created:
Waltham Saint Lawrence, in Berkshire : Printed and published at the Golden Cockerel Press, MCMXXV [1925]
Physical Description:
[4], 9-42, [6] pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BS1483 .1925
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Imprint date in roman numerals.
"This book was printed by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press and completed on the XVII. day of October MCMXXV. The illustrations have been designed and engraved on wood by Eric Gill. Compositors: F. Young and A.H. Gibbs. Pressman: A.C. Cooper. The edition is limited to seven hundred & fifty numbered copies."--Colophon.
Signatures: [a]⁴, b-f⁴; collation includes front paste-down, first front fly leaf and first back fly leaf.
Printed in red and black.
First 30 copies are hand-colored and signed by the artist.
Gill, E.R. Gill, 275.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 31
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 17 of 750. Bound in white buckram. Signed by the artist and printer.
MUDD,ZETA MLm435 925g: "No. 345." Autographed by Robert Gibbings, the printer.
Subject Terms:
Bible. Song of Solomon. English.
Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958 -- Autograph.
Gill, Eric, 1882-1940 -- Autograph.
Private press books -- England -- Waltham Saint Lawrence -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- Waltham Saint Lawrence.
Wood engravings -- 1925.
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1925.
Contributors:
Gill, Eric, 1882-1940, engraver.
Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958, printer.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Cooper, A. C. (Albert C.) pressman.
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