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Specialists Private Press, Food & Drink, Illustrated Books, Fine Bindings, Prints
Sophie Schneideman Rare Books
Stand F27

Gill's masterpiece of book illustration

ERIC GILL. GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS.

The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ., 1931

Illustrated with 64 wood-engraved illustrations and initial letters by Eric Gill. Printed in Gill's Golden Cockerel type face. One of 482 copies on paper of a total edition of 500. Folio, original half white pigskin by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, cloth sides, top edge gilt, others uncut. An extraordinarily clean and bright copy. Waltham St. Lawrence, The Golden Cockerel Press. 1931.

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Gill's finest book and one of the triumphs of twentieth century book production.
£11,500