Cranach Press - Canticum Canticorum Salomonis.

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Canticum Canticorum Salomonis. 8vo, 26cm, pp.[vi], 42, (Harry Graf Kessler), The Cranach Press, Weimar, 1931.

Set in Jenson-Antiqua, cut by E.P. Prince for for the Cranach Press, and printed in red and black on specially watermarked Maillol-Kessler handmade paper. Illustrated with eleven wood-engravings and eighteen initial letters by Eric Gill. Number 22 of 200 (268) copies bound in quarter vellum, buff coloured boards, lettered in gilt on the spine, reading upwards CANTICUM CANTICORUM SALOMONIS. One or two very light spots to pp.4-5, else a fine copy.

There is also a German edition of 158 copies and a French edition of 164 copies.

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