A Rapture. With engravings by J.E. Laboureur. Thomas Carew.

A Rapture. With engravings by J.E. Laboureur.

Waltham Saint Lawrence: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1927. First Edition. 1/4 cloth. Near Fine. Limited printing # 74 of 375 copies. Corners lightly tipped, otherwise fine. Octavo ( 7.5 x 4.75 inches). Quarter cloth over brown batik paper covered boards. 115pp, with two copperplate engravings by JE Laboureur. Printed by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press, completed on the 2nd of May, 1927. Printed in 11 pt. Caslon O.F. type on Kelmscott handmade paper.

A lovely copy, the text is taken from the first edition of the sensuous love poems by Cavalier Poet Thomas Carew (English 1595-1640). Chanticleer 47. Kirkus 122. Near Fine. Item #7110

Price: $175.00