The Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence. 1931. (2), 1-18 pages. Tall, narrow 8vo. Original scarlet buckram with Press device (David Jones) in gilt to upper board, gilt lettered spine, very slightly faded, top and fore-edges gilt, tail edges untrimmed, free end papers lightly browned as usual. Bookplate of G. V. A. de Fries. 4 wood engravings by Gill: Mellors (P727), Venus (P290), The Bee Sting (P292), The Dancer (P291). Limited to 500 copies, of which this is no. 261. Printed from 11pt. Caslon Old Face on watermarked Batchelor hand-made paper.(Evan Gill 20, Chanticleer, 75).
Provenance: Lars Hall (1938-2018), prominent in Swedish public relations, designer and art collector, who studied at Konstfack in Stockholm. Hall was an Art Director and one of the founders of the advertising agency Hall & Cederquist AB in 1973. He also started Gallery Camera Obscura and later Lars Hall AB, (art direction and design). He was also an avid collector of books and Fine Art photography.