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Gill: Clothing Without Cloth. 1931
Gill: Clothing Without Cloth. 1931
Gill: Clothing Without Cloth. 1931
Gill: Clothing Without Cloth. 1931

Gill, Eric

Clothing Without Cloth. An Essay on the Nude.

Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham St Lawrence, 1931

CHF 320.–

1st Edition. With 4 engravings on wood by Gill. Limited to 500 copies, of which this is No. 164, hand-numbered on the colophon.

Description: Bound in scarlet buckram, with Cockerel monogram in gilt to upper board and title in gilt to spine. Narrow octavo: 23 × 11.5 cm; pp. [3 (frontispiece, title, colophon)], 16, [2]. Printed from Caslon Old Face on English hand-made paper. Top and fore edge gilt, tail edge uncut.

Ref.: Cave/Manson 75; Chanticleer 75

Condition: Some fading and marks to boards, spine sunned. Minor browning to flyleafs. Pages tightly bound throughout and bright and clean.

Notes: Often described as the first of the Cockerel ‘saddle-backs’ – volumes in which the height of the page is exactly twice the width – but in fact ‘Terpsichore’, Poems by Wade-Grey, 1921, was of similar shape.

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