Jan 29, 2019 - Sale 2497

Sale 2497 - Lot 22

Price Realized: $ 2,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(CHELONIIDAE PRESS.) Robinson, Alan James. A Fowl Alphabet. 26 wood engravings by Alan James Robinson with the initial letter and the Latin and common names of the birds hand-lettered by Suzanne Moore; a separate chemise holds a suite of proofs, including 4 hand watercolored plates, two original pencil sketches, and a suite of the blind-stamped alphabet. Book is 8vo, gilt-lettered full bleached vellum by gray parrot. All laid into publisher's 1/4 gilt-lettered vellum tray case. A copy of the trade edition Inscribed by Robinson to Richard Callaway accompanies the lot. [Easthampton, Massachusetts], 1986

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copy B of 26 lettered deluxe copies. Handsomely typeset by Mackenzie-Harris with some handset by Arthur Larson, printed on Rives lightweight paper.