GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS Ephemera
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Guide to the Golden Cockerel Press Ephemera, 1925-1939

Title: Golden Cockerel Press Ephemera

OCLC/RLIN No. (Unique ID): 960864000

 Dates:             1925-1939

 Extent: 1 box; approximately 55 items; 39 cm and smaller

 Abstract: A collection of prospectuses, advertising brochures, book lists, and announcements issued by the Golden Cockerel Press between 1925 and 1939.

 Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research use. Copyright restrictions may apply; please contact repository for requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce the materials.

Preferred Citation: [Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Golden Cockerel Press Ephemera, 1925-1939, The Grolier Club of New York.

About the Finding Aid: This finding aid was prepared by Allison Hughes in Microsoft Word at the Grolier Club, September 2017.

 Provenance: This collection was purchased from David Bergman October 17, 2016.

Biographical/Historical Note: The Golden Cockerel Press was a major English fine press operating between 1920 and 1961.

 Scope and Content Note: A collection of prospectuses, advertising brochures, book lists, and announcements issued by the Golden Cockerel Press between 1925 and 1939. Some prospectuses are present in more than one variant. Includes prospectuses for some of the most important works by the press, including Canterbury Tales (1929-1931) and the Four Gospels (1931), both illustrated by Eric Gill. Also includes bibliography of the press from April 1921 to Dec. 1927.

 Access Points:

Names

Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1959.

Gill, Eric, 1882-1940.

Golden Cockerel Press.

Subjects

Printing—Great Britain—20th Century—Specimens.

Wood-engraving—Specimens.

Illustration of books—Great Britain—20th Century.

Genres

Ephemera.

Prospectuses.

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