The scarce Deluxe edition
Bannet, Ivor & Webb, Clifford (Engravings) ~ The Amazons
Golden Cockerel Press, London : 1948
The First UK printing published by The Golden Cockerel Press, London in 1948. Number '36' of only 80 specially bound copies signed by both the author and artist to the limitation page. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Full brown morocco binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with five raised bands, gilt spine titling and large gilt designs by the artist on the upper and lower covers. Gilt ruled turn-ins. top edge gilt and others uncut. 3 maps by Mina Greenhill and 10 wood engravings by Clifford Webb, 8 full page. Some discolouration and light marking to the outer fore edge of the front board and some light fading to the outer fore edge of the rear cover with a neat previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown. The book is protected in loose Mylar archival cover. A very handsome production - 'Clifford Webb's wood engravings seemed to me the finest yet produced by this master of black and white.' (COCKALORUM 181).
CONDITION: Very Good++