GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS. BRABY, Dorothea.LUCAS, F.L. ~ Gilgamesh, King of Erech.
11 engravings by Dorothea Braby, title printed in gold. No. 254 of 460 ordinary copies (of a total edition of 500). 8vo., original quarter yellow buckram with red and white cloth patterned boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Spine lightly faded, a little rubbing to very edges, free endpapers mildly spotted.
According to Cockalorum no. 180 p. 53, Braby did a great deal of research into Sumero-Babylonian art to inspire her engravings for the oldest epic tale in the world.