Very scarce as the special edition
Bowen, Elizabeth et al. & Ravilious, Eric (Illus.) ~ Consequences – A complete story in the manner of the old parlour game in nine chapters, each by a different author : The Special Limited Edition Signed by All Nine Contributors And Eric Ravilious
Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham St. Lawrence : 1932
The First UK printing published by Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham St. Lawrence in 1932. Number ‘142’ of 200 numbered copies of the Special edition with decorated boards and printed on handmade paper. Signed by all 9 contributors (Elizabeth Bowen, A. E. Coppard, John van Druten, Sean O’Faolain, Ronald Fraser, Norah Hoult, Hamish Maclaren, G. B. Stern, and Malachi Whitaker) and also signed by Eric Ravilious who provides the striking B/W frontispiece engraving. The BOOK is in near Fine condition with light fading of the morocco spine but the gilt titling remains bright. Top edge gilt. The decorated boards are exceptionally clean. A small previous owner's neat book-plate to the front pastedown. Internally clean. The book is protected in a removable Mylar cover. A very handsome production. Increasingly elusive.
CONDITION: Near Fine