Mokomaki - Thirteen etchings of shrunken & tatooed Maori heads by Leonard Baskin & three poems by Ted Hughes. Leeds, Massachusetts, 1985
Folio (15 x 11 in.; 380 x 280 mm). Etched half-title, title in black on red grid, 13 etchings by Leonard Baskin many with added colour, signed by the artist, signed by the author and artist, bookplate. Full morocco by Gray Parrot with Maori tattoo design on upper cover, 'E.P' in panel on lower cover and title on spine all in inlaid gray morocco, all in folding box.
One of 50 copies of which this is number 5 of 10 copies and additionally annotated by the artist ('This is one of four extra-illustrated with additional proofs, touched & printed on vellum. 1986. LB') with an additional suite of 14 etchings, including half-title, together with a suite of 14 etching, including half-title, on vellum. Also included are three 'touched proofs', two original watercolors by Baskin together with a copperplate. Additional proofs are contained in a vellum portfolio.
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