An Odd Bestiary. Or a Compendium of Instructive and Entertaining Descriptions of Animals, Culled from Five Centuries of Travelers' Accounts, Natural Histories, Zoologies, Etc. By Authors Famous and Obscure. Arranged as an Abecedary... Text compiled and annotated by Laurie Block.

Easthampton, MA: Cheloniidae Press, 1982. Folio, [80]ff. including three blanks at the end (one with a press blindstamp). Original quarter red morocco, cloth box. Mint as issued. Deluxe edition, copy #35 of only 50 issued with an extra portfolio containing a suite of the 26 engravings, each signed and numbered by Robinson, plus a suite of the 26 smaller line-cut illustrations, each with hand calligraphy by Curtis and signed by Robinson and Curtis, all contained in a cloth portfolio. (Item Id: 110578)

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