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scarletcockerel
25 x 20 mm.
© Scarlet Cockerel Press
Printer/Publisher: Scarlet Cockerel Press. Babcock, Ralph.
Country: New Jersey (U.S.) City: Gillette Date: 1956
Keywords: roosters, composing sticks
Mottoes, Text:
Names, Initials:
Device Designer: Adam, Helen R.
Device Reference: Weygand, J.L. Collection of pressmarks p. 78
Go to Page: 77 79
Usage Period:
Notes: "The Press at the Sign of the Scarlet Cockerel and leaden slivers (frequently trimmed to The Scarlet Cockerel Press) was derived from Ralph Babcock's family coat of arms, which sports a rooster's head atop, and 3 little roosters across the middle. The Scarlet Cockerel is also the name of his handsome journal which, in 20 years has made 33 appearances. In this mark by Helen R. Adam the bantam holds a stickful of type, of course." © James Lamar Weygand
Source:
Weygand, James Lamar.
A collection of pressmarks gathered from America's private presses and from others not so private.
Nappanee, Ind., Private Press of the Indiana Kid, 1956.
Reference:
Location: University of Florida
URL: http://www.library.ufl.edu/spec/rarebook/devices/scarletcockerel.htm