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Cheloniidae Press — Robinson, Alan James
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LOT SOLD. 1,125 USD
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205
Cheloniidae Press — Robinson, Alan James
Estimate
1,6001,800
LOT SOLD. 1,125 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

THE JAMES S. COPLEY LIBRARY: ARTS & SCIENCES, INCLUDING THE MARK TWAIN COLLECTION

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Cheloniidae Press — Robinson, Alan James

Cheloniidae - Sea Turtles. Easthampton, Massachusetts, 1987

Large 4to (14 3/4 x 10 7/8 in.; 376 x 272 mm). 8 etchings together with wood-engraved illustrations by Alan James Robinson, signed by the artist. Original morocco-backed cloth boards with paper cast of turtle on upper cover, folding box, bookplate.


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Catalogue Note

One of 41 copies of which this is number 2 of 15 'deluxe' copies including an additional suite of eight etchings hand-colored and signed by the artist in a separate portfolio, one printed guard missing.

The volume 'depicts the generally recognized species of sea turtles' and takes text from S.G. Goodrich's Johnson's Natural History.

THE JAMES S. COPLEY LIBRARY: ARTS & SCIENCES, INCLUDING THE MARK TWAIN COLLECTION

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New York