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    The Artist's Own Copy, with His Hand-Colored Etchings

    [Cheloniidae Press]. Alan James Robinson. Atlantic Salmon. [Easthampton, Massachusetts: Cheloniidae Press, 1988].

    Artist's Proof copy II/V, signed by the artist. With a complete set of prints and working proofs of wood engravings, and state proofs of etchings, two watercolors, and one original pencil study of an etching. Also with a complete extra set of hand-watercolored etchings which the artist had retained for himself. Large quarto. Unpaginated. With wood engravings and watercolored etchings by Alan James Robinson. Introduction by Stephen Bodio and essay by Ted Williams. Calligraphy by Suzanne Moore. Hand-made paper by Sara Krohn. Etchings editioned on BFK Rives by Greta Lintvedt; text printed by Harold Patrick McGrath. Binding by Claudia Cohen; leather onlay panel by Gray Parrot. Tray case by Peter Geraty. Type set at Mackenzie-Harris of San Francisco.

    Quarter green leather (with leather backstrip and fore-edges) over paper-covered boards; multi-colored leather onlay of fishing fly on front board. Suite of etchings and original drawings laid into a folding chemise, contained in a gilt-stamped quarter leather clamshell box. Fine.


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