London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1952. Tall quarto. 80pp. From an edition of 360 copies, this is one of 60 deluxe copies, signed by the artist, John Buckland Wright, and the author, Phyllis Hartnoll. Illustrated by Buckland Wright with eight aquatints, printed from the copper plates. Only the deluxe copies had the illustrations printed intaglio; the regular copies used collotype. Accompanying the book is a second set of the aquatints, including an extra image that does not appear in the book. Bound in quarter gray morocco with pink morocco boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, the front cover of which features a design of two fighting cocks, designed by Buckland Wright and stamped in gilt. Spine toned, with some loss to gilt stamping on spine, else a near fine copy of one of the less-common later books from Golden Cockerel. In the original cloth slipcase, which shows some wear and toning to extremities. Together with: a copy of the regular edition. One of 300 copies. Very fine in gilt stamped cloth, the colors of which mirror those used in the deluxe binding. Item #27897
(Cave & Manson 189).