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2 edition of Golden Cockerel Private Press found in the catalog.

Golden Cockerel Private Press

Golden Cockerel Press.

Golden Cockerel Private Press

British hand-made books 1956-1957

by Golden Cockerel Press.

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Published by Golden Cockerel Press in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement Golden Cockerel Press.
The Physical Object
Pagination23,[1]p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17210598M

Private press publishing, with respect to books, is an endeavor performed by craft-based expert or aspiring artisans, either amateur or professional, who, among other things, print and build books, typically by hand, with emphasis on design, graphics, layout, fine printing, binding, covers, paper, stitching, and the like. Private presses are presses operated by an individual or small group, for the purpose of producing small editions of finely printed books. We hold many examples of these deluxe publications from the most significant private presses of the late 19th and 20th century, including the Kelmscott Press, Doves Press, Eragny Press and Golden Cockerel Press.

Book Review: 'The Golden Cockerel,' By Juan Rulfo The title piece in Mexican master Juan Rulfo's The Golden Cockerel is a good story with a . Golden Cockerel Press - Gray's Elegy, Gwenda Morgan - Limited Ed /

While Morris’s press aimed to produce the “book beautiful”, his most famous contemporary, T. J. Cobden-Sanderson at the Doves Press, aimed to produce the “book typographical”. Other private presses such as the Pear Tree Press, the Gregynog Press, and the Golden Cockerel Press sprang up soon after, and were also very successful. Private Press books. () was one of the foremost private presses of the pre-war era. The University has a comprehensive set of books published by the press, including examples of some of the very limited editions which were issued with special bindings. The Golden Cockerel Press.


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Golden Cockerel Private Press by Anonymous and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at CATALOGUE: The Golden Cockerel British Private Press Books.

Chefs-d?oeuvres of Printing for Bibliophiles. Undated (?). 8 pages, on smooth cream wove paper, title-page printed black on yellow, with photo of cockerel corn-dolly made by Lettice Sandford; 6 photos of bindings and page-openings. Ninety years ago in Great Britain a private press was started that the world had never seen before.

The name - Golden Cockerel and the books were ‘British Hand-Made Limited Editions’. As I write this on 11 SeptemberI find that ABE has 1, items for sale with the imprint of this fine press. Robert Gibbings owned and ran the Golden Cockerel Press fromproducing some of the finest books of the private press movement of the twentieth century.

He commissioned and collaborated with leading artists of his generations such as Eric Gill, Eric Ravilious, John Nash, Agnes Miller Parker and Noel Rooke. The typeface ‘Golden Cockerel’ was created inespecially for the press, by the stone-carver, calligrapher and wood engraver Eric Gill. One of the most highly valued books from The Golden Cockerel Press is The Four Gospels, designed and illustrated by Eric Gill and published in.

Golden Cockerel Type: A Collection of Essays on Eric Gill and His Type for the Golden Cockerel Press in Celebration of the Launch of ITC Golden Cockerel [Unnamed, Unnamed] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Golden Cockerel Type: A Collection of Essays on Eric Gill and His Type for the Golden Cockerel Press in Celebration of the Launch of ITC Golden Cockerel. Paradise Lost by John Milton, Golden Cockerel Press, One of copies. Illustrated with 30 engravings by Mary Groom. Random thoughts: Paradise Lost is Private Press Royalty, i.e., a work of literature that has received the private press treatment numerous times, almost always to.

One of the private presses represented in the Burns Library Fine Print room is the Golden Cockerel Press, a press that was in existence from to the early s. Golden Cockerel, Gregynog and Nonesuch presses are well represented as are many contemporary private presses.

Inevitably, beautifully printed and illustrated books creep in as well. If you are looking for a specific item please enter the Book Title, Private Press name or Illustrator’s name in the search box below and hit the return key.

Initially a co-operative, by the press employed its first 3 staff, and in published the first illustrated book. In the golden era from Robert Gibbings took the helm. It was under Gibbings that the Golden Cockerel typeface was designed by Eric Gill in The modern private press movement as we know it today, might well be said to have come to fruition with William Morris and his Kelmscott Press.

The movement flourished after the First World War with presses such as Doves, Essex House, Ashendene and the Golden Cockerel Press. The commercial pressures on a private press were and are difficult. The Golden Cockerel Press was one of the major private presses of the 20 th century and is particularly notable for working with a range of contemporary artists to produce original illustrations in a range of mediums for the Press’s productions.

The Press did not begin life as a private press dedicated to fine editions. We are thrilled to be exhibiting at the fair this year which begins this week. At stand E-7 we will be showing a selection of books from private presses including some particularly good Eragny, Kelmscott and Golden Cockerel Press books, illustrated books by David Jones, Eric Gill, John Buckland Wright amongst others, fine press and artist’s books, fine bindings and some fabulous.

Description ‘Against Women’, Golden Cockerel Press. The Golden Cockerel Press has produced some of the most beautiful illustrated books of the 20th Century, and is known for the quality of its wood engravings, having commissioned some of the UK’s best artists over a period from until the s.

Until the s the books of the Golden Cockerel Press built their reputation on the. London: Golden Cockerel Press, Barker-Mill, Peter. No binding. folio size, [2] pp.

Prospectus only for "Bligh's Voyage in the Resource", with one wood-engraving by Peter Barker-Mill. London: Golden Cockerel Press, A poetic romance by John Keats with wood engravings by John Buckland Wright. Number of copies ( specially bound).

Set in Caslon Old Face type and printed on Arnold’s hand-made paper with Golden Cockerel watermark. Golden Cockerel Golden Cockerel was an English private press, founded in by Harold Midgley Taylor in Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire, not far from Reading.

For printing historians it is notable mainly for the nine-year period under its second proprietor, Robert Gibbings. Gill's finest book and one of the triumphs of twentieth century book production.

Pencil ownership inscription of Andrew L. Irvine Lavishly illustrated throughout by Eric Gill and using his perfect typography, the Golden Cockerel Press Four Gospels is one of the greatest of Britain’s private press productions, alongside the Doves Bible, the Kelmscott Chaucer and the Ashendene Dante.

The Golden Cockerel Press was an important private press operating in the United Kingdom between and After an exhibition in Bruce Peel Special Collections inadditional works were added to the collection, which has since grown to nearly half of the press’s total output of titles.

Golden Cockerel Press. Eric Gill () was a type designer, typographer, and letter cutter. During his career he designed lettering and ornaments for Golden Cockerel Press. Harold M. Taylor founded the Press in The aim of this private press was to "make finely produced books available to the public at reasonable prices" (Glaister).

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