A Fowl Alphabet.
Easthampton: Cheloniidae Press, 1986. 8vo, unpaginated with 26 wood-engravings by Alan James Robinson. Full limp vellum with gilt title on spine, initial letter and the Latin and common names of the birds hand lettered in colored inks by Suzanne Moore. With a signed suite of the 26 wood engravings, a blind-stamped set of the line-cut initials, and an original watercolor signed by Robinson enclosed in a chemise and quarter vellum portfolio. This edition bound by Gray Parrot. Fine in slightly spotted vellum-backed cloth folding box. Catalog and prospectus laid in. Full vellum deluxe edition, limited to 26 copies lettered A-Z of which this is H-2. Signed by the artist on the colophon. Cheloniidaes 12th bound book, printed by master printer Harold Patrick McGrath on Rives lightweight paper and French-folded. Designed by Robinson, Arthur Larson and Suzanne Moore.
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