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      • Edition of 750 numbered copies.Includes index of printers names.

        StatementSignet Press
        PublishersSignet Press
        LC Classifications1958
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 61 p. :
        Number of Pages44
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 10nodata

        nodata File Size: 7MB.

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Johan Polak collected more than just books: Egyptian art works; old masters; contemporary art; and more. Golden Cockerel Press, 1920 Taken over in 1924 by Robert Gibbings, The Golden Cockerel Press distinguished itself not only for its high quality of printing but for the rich wood cuts by various artists including Eric Gill.

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