In Defence of Woman. A Welsh Poem Translated by Gwyn Williams. Engravings by John Petts.

[London:]: Golden Cockerel Press, [1960]. One of 100 copies, specially bound with an additional engraving. A total of 500 copies were published. Designed by Christopher Sanford. Frontispiece, title-page, and nine wood-engravings by John Petts, all in color. Composition and presswork by the Chiswick Press. Printed on mould-made paper. Spine and boards edges slightly toned. Minor offsetting to edges of endpapers, light toning to margins. A near fine copy, the illustrations fresh and bright, in a slightly worn pink board slipcase. Full blue morocco by Hiscox. Central gilt design on front board, gilt-lettered spine. Tall octavo. 29 pp. Item #16473

A reply to the Welsh satire, 'Against Women,' composed in the first half of the sixteenth century.

Cock-a-Hoop, 210; Cave and Manson, A History of the Golden Cockerel Press, 210.

Price: $650.00

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