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The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ : according to the authorized version of King James I: PB 1-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ : according to the authorized version of King James I

Maker(s)

Publisher: Golden Cockerel Press
Illustrator: Gill, Eric
Printer: Gibbings, Robert John
Printer: Gibbings, Moira
Bookbinder: Tebbutt, Joan
Bookbinder: Cockerell, Sydney Morris

Categories

Description

With decorations by Eric Gill

"This book was printed by Robert and Moira Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press at Waltham Saint Lawrence in Berkshire. Begun on the 20th of February, 1931, it was completed on the 28th October in the same year. Compositors: F. Young and A. H. Gibbs. Pressman: A. C. Cooper. 500 copies have been printed, of which numbers 1-12 are on vellum..."--Colophon. Museum has copy no. 96

Bound in toned calf vellum; tooled in gold, with black ink brush lettering on the spine. Inside of the boards edged with brown morocco; brown Japanese handmade end papers with individually marbled motifs. Designed and tooled by Joan Tebbutt and S. M. Cockerell - monogrammed and dated "19 J SC T 79". Edge of pages gilt.

268, [3]p : ill ; 34cm.

Legal notes

Purchased from the W. S. Blunt Fund, with the aid of the Victoria and Albert Museum Grant-in-Aid Fund, from Duval and Hamilton, bk.sellers.

Place(s) associated

  • Waltham Saint Lawrence

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1981)

Dating

1931 CE - 1979 CE

Note

"This book was printed by Robert and Moira Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press at Waltham Saint Lawrence in Berkshire. Begun on the 20th of February, 1931, it was completed on the 28th October in the same year. Compositors: F. Young and A. H. Gibbs. Pressman: A. C. Cooper. 500 copies have been printed, of which numbers 1-12 are on vellum. This is No. [in ms] 96."--Colophon. Provenance: purchased from the W.S. Blunt Fund, with the aid of the Victoria & Albert grant-in-aid fund from Duvat & Hamilton, bk.- sellers. Accesssion no. 810459. Bound in toned vellum; tooled in gold, with black ink brush lettering on the spine. Designed and tooled by Joan Tebbutt and S. M. Cockerell - monogrammed and dated "19 J SC T 79". Edge of pages gilt. In special case constructed by the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1-1981
Primary reference Number: 99025
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 April 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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