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A FOWL ALPHABET

(The Deluxe Cheloniidae Press Edition)


$1,500.00

By: Alan James Robinson
Edition: First Thus /"The Deluxe Edition"(Limited to 50 numbered copies)
Date: 1984
Published: Cheloniidae Press [Northampton, MA]
Size (Details): 8vo (unpaginated)
Binding: Hardcover [Quarter-vellum over hand-marbled paper boards]

Category: Fine Press
From: Chartwell Booksellers
Item Number: 14044

Description: A beautiful volume from illustrator Alan James Robinson's exquisite fine press, the text taken from ANIMATE CREATION, a popular edition of "OUR LIVING WORLD: A Natural History," by Rev. J.G. Wood, Volume II Birds 1885. Illustrated with 26 Wood Engravings by Alan James Robinson and a Newly Designed Alphabet by Suzanne Moore.
This is the Deluxe Edition, number 39 of 50 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page, the book bound in quarter-vellum over marbled paper-covered boards, the alphabet hand-lettered by Moore, with an extra suite of Robinson's 26 wood engravings laid in a chemise within a full-linen-covered tray-case. The cloth of the case is darkened and discolored on the front face. The contents are otherwise mint.

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