AN ODD BESTIARY. Alan James Robinson.
AN ODD BESTIARY.
AN ODD BESTIARY.
AN ODD BESTIARY.
AN ODD BESTIARY.
AN ODD BESTIARY.

AN ODD BESTIARY. Or, a Compendium of Instructive and Entertaining Descriptions of Animals, Culled from Five Centuries of Travelers' Accounts, Natural Histories, Zoologies, Etc. by Authors Famous and Obscure, Arranged as an Abecedary.

Williamsburg (MA): Cheloniidae Press, 1982. Two vols. 10 x 13 1/2. 52 leaves. Each of the twenty-six animals is represented in two leaves: a text page headed by a smaller line engraving and a large wood engraving captioned in red. In this special version, each opening letter is hand-drawn in red by Betsy Curtis. Her entire alphabet is printed in red on the colophon page. Bound in quarter red morocco & linen by Gray Parrot. Leather & cloth portfolio holds an extra suite of the 26 engravings, each numbered and signed. A fine set in morocco & cloth tray case. Item #18271

No. 44 of 50 copies of the deluxe edition, with the extra suite of plates and the calligraphy. (The total edition was 200 regular, 50 deluxe, and 50 full leather.).

Price: $2,000.00

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