The Birth Of Christ from the Gospel according to Saint Luke. Bible.

The Birth Of Christ from the Gospel according to Saint Luke

Waltham Saint Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. Rooke, Noel. Hardcover. 43 pages. 22 x 15 cm. Presentation copy "Mabel Gill from her husband Evan R. Gill, April 29th 1926," in black and red ink. Limited edition, copy 188 of 370, printed in red and black on Batchelor hand-made paper in Caslon O.F. The text taken from Barker's quarto edition of the Authoriized Version of 1612. Wood engravings by Noel Roarke, who made a major contribution to the revival of British wood engraving in the twentieth century. Rooke was employed by William Lethaby, his first class of seven students included Rooke, Eric Gill, Graily Hewitt, T.J. Cobden Sanderson. CHANTICLEER 32. Laid-in an extract from the London Mercury by B.H.Newdigate, and hinged at back cover obituary of Noel Rooke, The Times of London, October 7, 1953. Bookplate of Richard D. Friedlander. Orig. quarter brown morocco spine, blue boards, backstrip lettered in gilt. Fine. Item #21279

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