Minxes Admonished or Beauty Reproved. An album of deplorable caprices…

Minxes Admonished or Beauty Reproved. An album of deplorable caprices faithfully narrated and modestly embellished by William Russell Flint. by GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS. RUSSELL FLINT, William.
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One of the special copies in full morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe but without the 8 extra plates

~ Minxes Admonished or Beauty Reproved. An album of deplorable caprices faithfully narrated and modestly embellished by William Russell Flint.

London published for subscribers at the Golden Cockerel Press 1955

2 full colour illustrations and 51 crayon drawings reproduced in photogravure by William Russell Flint. No. 141 of 150 specially bound copies, signed by the artist. Printed in Pastonchi type in red and black. 4to., original full red morocco with cock and hoop design stamped in gilt on upper cover, spine lettered in gilt in compartments with raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, original red cloth slipcase. Slipcase a little marked and worn, spine very mildly darkened, otherwise and excellent, handsome book.

Minxes Admonished was published by Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press for Russell Flint who commissioned and paid for it, as he had done previously with One Hundred and Eleven Poems by Robert Herrick. Russell Flint provided both the illustrations and the text which, as Sandford writes in Cock-a-Hoop, was “a series of light-hearted but observant essays and a pleasant variety of minxes to adorn them”.

Cock-A-Hoop: bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 202
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