Gehenna Press, 1974. 15 x 11 3/4. 140 leaves: title, colophon, and 66 wood engravings, woodcuts, and linoleum cuts by Leonard Baskin printed one to a leaf on Troya, and interleaved with backing sheets, plus 5 blanks. Signed by Baskin in the colophon. An unbound binder's copy with 64 of the prints signed by Baskin. Housed in a handsome cloth && decorated paper traycase. Fine, with prospectus. Item #14959
A delightful range of Baskin's creatures from sea, land, and air. Printed by Harold McGrath in black, dark blue, dark green, and red. The image sizes range from less than an inch to 7 or 8 inches. Many of the blocks appeared in earlier works. Many of the blocks appeared in earlier works. Of 50 copies printed, only a few copies had all the prints signed-- The Work of Fifty Years #77. These signed sets were offered in 1974 for $2500. The edition was bound by Arno Werner, David Bourbeau, & Gray Parrot. Apparently not all 50 sets were bound or sold. This unbound set belonged to David Bourbeau.