Folk Tales and Fairy Stories from India by Sudhin N. Ghose.

(Binding.) JAMES (Angela, binder) (Golden Cockerel Press)

Folk Tales and Fairy Stories from India by Sudhin N. Ghose.

With illustrations by Shrimati E. Carlile.

Description: 421/400 COPIES (from an overall edition of 500 copies) printed on Millbourn mouldmade paper, title-vignette, endpaper emblems and 6 plates designed by Shrimati Carlile and printed in black and brown, pp. 147, folio, mandarin goatskin binding by Angela James, vibrant intersecting ruled lines, with hand-drawn graph and paisley onlays tooled with gold, pink and blue dots on upper board, and hand-ruled rose pink and tangerine onlays on lower board, hand-ruled gradated peach flyleaves, silk headbands worked, air-brushed cobalt blue calf doublures with back-pared gold-leaf onlays featuring drawn elephants, rose pink suede-lined drop-back box with gilt-lettered goatskin label, fine

Publication Details: Golden Cockerel Press, 1961

Notes: 'The design is based on traditional Indian textiles as a metaphor of the way folk tales are woven into the fabric of life and passed on through generations.' (Angela James)

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Price: £3,500

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1961

Stock Number: 64072

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