Golden Cockerel Press - The 7th Man: A True Cannibal Tale of the South Seas, by Robert Gibbings.

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The 7th Man: A True Cannibal Tale of the South Seas told in fifteen wood engravings and precisely one hundred and eighty nine words, by Robert Gibbings. Crown 8vo, 19cm, pp.[viiii], 14[10], Printed and published by the author at the Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence, 1930.

Set in Caslon Old Face. Number 283 of 500 copies on Dutch hand-made paper. Illustrated with 17 wood-engravings (including the running cockerel below the colophon) by Robert Gibbings. Quarter-bound in yellow buckram, boards covered in red and cream paper patterned with palm and skulls, spine lettered upwards in gold, top and fore-edge gilt. Light toning to endpapers. A near fine copy.

(Chanticleer 72, Kirkus 16)

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