(Easthampton): Cheloniidae Press, 1984. 7 x 9 1/2. Etched portrait of Browne signed by Robinson, (56) pages including 15 wood engravings printed from the blocks. Full limp vellum. A cloth portfolio contains an extra suite of engravings & etching; 29 working proofs; 3 states of the etched portrait; a pencil drawing of a unicorn. Each image in the portfolio are signed. All contained in a vellum & cloth tray case. With a bound prospectus bearing an original drawing, inscribed. Fine. Item #17969
"State Proof V" of 15 copies with state proofs of the etching, working proofs of the woodengravings, and an original drawing. (The total edition was 225.) Printed by Harold McGrath on 1962 Whatman 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.