# 37992

HERRICK, Robert; FLINT, William Russell (1880-1969) (illustrator)

One hundred and eleven poems by Robert Herrick.

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Selected, arranged and illustrated by Sir William Russell Flint. London : The Golden Cockerel Press, 1955. Small quarto, 275 x 190 mm; number 341 of 445 (of a total of 550) copies bound in cream parchment over blue cloth boards (bright and unrubbed), spine titled in gilt, upper board blocked in gilt, top-edge gilt; pp. 128; set in Perpetua and printed in black, red, blue and green on handmade paper, illustrated with two watercolour paintings and 40 crayon drawings; very light spotting to front pastedown and free-endpaper, otherwise internally excellent; a fine copy, housed in the original blue cloth slipcase (top edge lightly marked, else very good).

Scottish artist Sir William Russell Flint’s self-funded tribute to the seventeenth-century lyrical poet Robert Herrick (1591-1674), produced on his behalf by the Golden Cockerel Press.

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