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ENDYMION, BY JOHN KEATS,ILLS BY JOHN BUCKLAND-WRIGHT
THE GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS,LONDON 1947 - TALL 8VO.FRONTISPIECE,TITLE WITH ENGRAVED VIGNETTE AND FIFTY SIX WHITE LINE ENGRAVINGS ON WOOD BY JOHN BUCKLAND-WRIGHT,OF WHICH ELEVEN ARE FULL PAGE.FINE ORIGINAL DE-LUXE VELLUM BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE WITH THEIR SIGNATURE IN GILT,GILT BLOCK PRINT OF DIANA/CYNTHIA BY BUCKLAND-WRIGHT TO BOARDS FRONT & BACK,SPINE WITH TWO RAISED BANDS,GILT TITLE,CRESCENT MOON,AND GOLDEN COCKEREL GILT THERE-ON,INNER DENTELLES RULED IN GILT,TOP EDGE GILT.IN A VERY GOOD LIGHT GREEN SLIP-CASE,LIMITED EDITION OF ONE HUNERED ONLY COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST JOHN BUCKLAND-WRIGHT IN BLUE INK TO THE LIMITED EDITION PAGE"JOHN BUCKLAND-WRIGHT" AND NUMBERED BY HIM,THE FULL LIMITED EDITION WAS FIVE HUNDRED BUT ONLY THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED WERE SIGNED THIS BEING NUMBER THIRTY SEVEN.THESE ARE BOUND IN FULL DE-LUXE VELLUM BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE,PRINTED ON ARNOLDS HAND-MADE PAPER WITH THE GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS WATERMARK,.THIS IS CONSIDERED TO BE ONE OF THE FINEST BOOKS PUBLISHED BY THE GOLDEN COCKREL PRESS AND PROBABLY THE FINEST WOOD ENGRAVINGS UN-EQUALLED,THIS COMBINED WITH THE BEAUTY OF KEATS FINEST POETRY MAKES THIS A WORK TO BE TREASURED IN THE HIGHEST PLACE IN YOUR LIBRARY.YOU WILL RARELY FIND A SUCH EXQUISITE COMBINATION OF ILLUSTRATOR AND ARTIST,A VERY FINE CLASSICAL ROMANTIC WORK FULL OF VISUAL BEAUTY BY BOTH POET AND ARTIST. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: David Eastwood]
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