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    With Seven Hand-Colored Engraved Plates of Sea Turtles

    [Chelonidae Press]. [Alan James Robinson, illustrator]. Chelonidae: Sea Turtles. Etchings and Wood engravings by Alan James Robinson. [Easthampton, Massachusetts]: Chelonidae Press, 1987.

    Signed, limited edition, one of only forty-one copies (twenty-six lettered copies and fifteen deluxe editions) this being suite "M" signed by Robinson. Johnson's Natural History, Illustrating and Describing the Natural Kingdom... by S.G. Goodrich is the source of the letterpress text on four bifolios. Seven hand-colored engravings, each lettered and signed by Robinson are laid into printed paper sleeves.

    Original cloth chemise and clamshell case with illustrated paper label on the front. A wonderful example of this modern fine press book in excellent condition.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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