Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Of Unicornes Hornes. Thomas Browne.
Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Of Unicornes Hornes.
Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Of Unicornes Hornes.
Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Of Unicornes Hornes.
Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Of Unicornes Hornes.

Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Of Unicornes Hornes. Illustrated with wood engravings by Alan James Robinson. With an introduction by Jan van Dorsten.

(Easthampton): Cheloniidae Press, 1984. 7 x 9 1/2. (56) pages including 15 wood engravings printed from the blocks. Bound by Sarah Creighton in dark blue morocco framed with a narrow inlaid rule of light blue morocco; upper cover bears a circular inlay of light and medium blue morocco in which is mounted a cross-section of Narwhale tusk. Fine copy, housed in a silk-lined blue morocco & cloth tray case. With prospectus. Item #16052

Unique copy, signed "Artist's Proof/Alan James Robinson," with an original watercolor of a narwhale signed by Robinson at the front of the book, and a signed original drawing of a unicorn at the rear. The edition was 125 copies. This copy is on Saunders laid paper.
The Rhinoceros, Oryx, Sword-fish, Nasicornous Beetles, and a Narhwhale are some of the Unicornes in this book. Their images are printed in black. The mythological unicorn is printed in soft blue.
Van Dorsten was head of the Thomas Browne Institute at the University of Leiden.

Price: $2,600.00

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