Sandford, Lettice (Illus.) ~ Cupid & Psyches – The Most Pleasant & Delectable Tale Of Their Marriage: Engravings by Lettice Sandford : With The Scarce Wrapper
The Golden Cockerel Press, London : 1934
The sole UK printing published by The Golden Cockerel Press in 1934. Number ’22’ of only 150 copies issued. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Original decorated cloth with gilt titling to the spine. Light toning to the spine and mild offsetting to the end-papers. The original WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ condition with spotting to the edges. Some toning to the spine, edges and folds. Some light edge wear at the spine ends with some light rubbing, creasing and loss. Some light age related markings. The scarce wrapper is protected in a loose Brodart archival cover. 2 full page and one other B/W engraving by Lettice Sandford. One of the very early titles produced by The Golden Cockerel Press under the helm of Christopher Sandford who had taken over the Press in 1933. Very elusive with such attributes and only the second copy that we have handled, with only two copies having appeared at auction in the last 40 years. COPAC shows 10 copies held in major institutions. Collectible.
CONDITION: Near Fine
JACKET: Very Good++