London: Jonathan Cape, 1940. Hardcover. 283pp. Octavo [20.5 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good. The spine and edges of the covers have subtle fading. The pages are browned, and the free endsheets are heavily darkened. There is a previous owner's blind stamp on the title page. The pages at the beginning and end are lightly foxed. Item #36217
Eric Gill was an English sculptor, letter-cutter, typographic designer, calligrapher, engraver, writer and teacher. Among his many achievements are the engravings for the Golden Cockerel Press.