Item #002659 Masques & Poems. Peter Quennell.
Masques & Poems
Masques & Poems

Masques & Poems

Waltham Saint Lawrence, Eng. Golden Cockerel Press, 1922. Hardcover. 53, [3] p.: illustrations by the author; 22 cm. Linen spine with printed paper label; light blue paper over boards. "The ninth book printed & published at the Golden Cockerel Press. . . . Printed by F. Young, A.C. Cooper & A.H. Gibbs & finished November 4th, MCMXXII." -- Colophon. This is #456 of a limited edition of 550 numbered copies (375 for sale in Great Britain and 175 for sale in the United States). "Sole distributors in U.S.A., Brentano's, New York"--p. [2]. Small red-and-white bookplate on front fixed endpaper of Philadelphia collector Robert Wayne Stilwell. The illustration with five vignettes by Quennell made this the first illustrated book issued by the Golden Cockerel Press. In Good+ Condition: foxing of light blue paper over boards and of endpapers; slight loss along one edge of spine label, without loss of printing; archivally repaired tear in title page from top edge to gutter, not touching text; pages are otherwise clean and tight. Good +. Item #002659

Price: $48.00

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