The Lord's Song. A Sermon by Eric Gill. by GOLDEN…

The Lord's Song. A Sermon by Eric Gill. by GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS. GILL, Eric.
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The Press’s first use of Gill’s Perpetua Roman and Felicity Italic types

~ The Lord's Song. A Sermon by Eric Gill.

London Golden Cockerel Press 1934

One of 500 copies, this copy unnumbered. Wood engraving and wood engraved title page vignette and decorated initial by Eric Gill. Set in Gill’s Perpetua Roman and Felicity Italic types on Arnold paper. Tall thin 8vo., in what appears to be a contemporary trial binding of tan cloth with lettering in gilt on upper cover - the main edition was in cream cloth with a design by Gill in gilt.

Gill’s sermon on the text in the 136th Psalm: “How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land?” exploring the nature of freedom and how man must “reaffirm the freedom of his will and his consquent responsibility for all his deeds and works”.

Chanticleer, Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 92
Stock ref: 7785
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