-The Deluxe Cheloniidae Press Edition-


First Thus /"The Deluxe Edition"(Limited to 50 numbered copies)

By: Alan James Robinson

Cheloniidae Press [Northampton, MA ]

8vo (unpaginated)

Hardcover [Quarter-vellum over hand-marbled paper boards]

Item Number: 14044



A very good copy of 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 into a chemise within a full-linen-covered tray-case. The cloth of the case is darkened and dampstained on the front face. The contents are otherwise mint.
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.