Lot 570 of 766:
A Typographical Masterpiece by John Dreyfus  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$84
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Title:
A Typographical Masterpiece: An account by John Dreyfus of Eric Gill's collaboration with Robert Gibbings in Producing the Golden Cockerel Edition of "The Four Gospels" in 1931

Author:
Dreyfus, John

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Book Club of California

Date:
1990

Description:

Illustrated after Eric Gill and from photographs. 33.5x23 cm (13x9¼"), cloth, gilt-lettered on spine and pictorial gilt on front cover; plain glassine jacket. One of 450 copies, designed by the author.

Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Barbara Land, most cordially, John Dreyfus - San Francisco, 19 November 90." Prospectus laid in.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
One inch tear to front bottom of dust jacket, crease at top of laid in prospectus; else fine.


 
Item number:
269268
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