One Hundred and Eleven Poems by Robert Herrick. by GOLDEN…

One of 105 specials with 8 extra plates and a deluxe binding

~ One Hundred and Eleven Poems by Robert Herrick.

London Golden Cockerel Press 1955

Selected and arranged with 42 collotype reproductions of paintings and drawings by Sir William Russell Flint. No.5 of 105 special copies in a de luxe binding with 8 extra plates by Flint in a separate sleeve, signed by the artist (the total edition was of 550 numbered copies). Printed in black, blue, red and green in Perpetua type on handmade paper. 4to., original white sheepskin by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with gilt block of cockerel on two circles with RH in the centre, gilt lettering on spine, housed in the original worn marbled cloth slipcase with the extra plates in a card sleeve. Spine darkened and rubbed, otherwise a good copy Booklabel of C.S. Barlow on front pastedown with a little offset to ffep.

Printed for Russell Flint at his request and expense as his tribute to a poet he much admired.

Cock-a-Hoop: Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 199.
Stock ref: 11097
Keywords: Book, Private Press
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