(Gogmagog Press)

The Lost Fisherman: A Child's Story.

Cox, Morris (illus.)

London: Gogmagog Press, (1963). Narrow octavo. (18)ff. One of forty-five copies. Illustrated with linocuts in the text, printed in color. These linocuts were created by the author, Morris Cox's younger brother, at the age of six. The bedtime story these cuts illustrate tells of a wandering fisherman who, Odysseus-like, must land on different islands and endure various trials in order to return home. It is printed here for the first time to "rescue and commemorate" a happy time in the days before World War II. Some foxing throughout, else a near fine copy in apple green cloth printed in blue on slightly creased spine. Item #30271

(Chambers 10).

Price: $350.00

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