With some of Gibbings's most striking engravings
GIBBINGS, Robert. POWYS, Llewellyn. GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS. ~ Glory of Life by Llewelyn Powys.
Waltham St Lawrence Golden Cockerel Press 1934
14 wood engravings by Robert Gibbings, title page printed in red and black, initials and one headline printed in red. One of 277 copies. Folio, original quarter vellum, buckram boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt., others uncut. A very bright copy
Some of Gibbings's greatest work is in Glory of Life including wood engravings of animals - for instance an orangutan, a gull and a jaguar - and some spectacular lettering on the title page printed in red. A fabulous Golden Cockerel book.
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