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    Scott and Stuart Gentling. Of Birds and Texas. Fort Worth: Gentling Editions, 1986. First edition, limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 439, and signed by the Gentling Brothers and John Graves. Additionally inscribed by Stuart Gentling: "For Carol Ann- / with warmest regards, / May 1st 1999 / Stuart Gentling" and additionally signed by Scott Gentling in pencil on an individual print. Elephant folio, approximately 28 x 22 inches., complete with 149 unbound acid-free sheets in two portfolios contained in individual cloth chemises and housed in cloth clamshell with paper label at front. Fifty original offset lithographic color plates of Texas birds and landscapes from paintings by Fort Worth artists Scott and Stuart Gentling, with commentary by the twin artists preceding each plate. Included in this monumental work is Texas author John Graves' humorous and very personal eleven-sheet essay entitled "Recollections of a Texas Bird Glimpser." Unbound sheets in two cloth portfolios, housed in large cloth clamshell box. Negligible fraying to cloth at corners, still fine. Comes in original mailing box printed with Gentling address.

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