Darwin's Bestiary. Philip. Pozzatti Appleman, Rudy.

Darwin's Bestiary.

1986. Bloomington, Indiana: Echo Press/ the Private Press of Fredric Brewer, 1986.

Large folio, 19 x 14 ins., with 12 plates mounted on sheets, accompanied by a facing leaf of text all enclosed in a natural linen clamshell box by James Canary, As new.

§ Presentation copy with an extra unique leaf presenting the copy to a recipient. This is copy # 20 of 175 Arabic numeral copies (there were also 20 roman numeral copies), signed by the author and artist. Based on the 1984 Indiana University Press book "Darwin's Ark," with poems by Philip Appleman and illustrations by Rudy Pozzatti. The project was curated by Pegram Harrison, the poems handset in Victor Hammer's American Uncial and hand-printed by Fredric Brewer who also printed the woodcuts. Rudy Pozzatti's twelve large masterful lithographs were printed by David Keister and David Calkins. Text and images were printed on handmade Kitakata mounted on BFK Rives. With small slip laid in giving the order of the sheets. Item #123868

Price: $1,500.00