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Fantasy In A Wood-Block Or What Occurred When John James Audubon, the Naturalist, Visited with Thomas Bewick, The Wood-Engraver in the year 1827. Being a narrative by Gordon R. Williams, together with a print taken by R. Hunter Middleton from the wood-block which Mr. Bewick was engraving at the time. Caxton Club, Gordon R. WILLIAMS.
Fantasy In A Wood-Block Or What Occurred When John James Audubon, the Naturalist, Visited with Thomas Bewick, The Wood-Engraver in the year 1827. Being a narrative by Gordon R. Williams, together with a print taken by R. Hunter Middleton from the wood-block which Mr. Bewick was engraving at the time.

Fantasy In A Wood-Block Or What Occurred When John James Audubon, the Naturalist, Visited with Thomas Bewick, The Wood-Engraver in the year 1827. Being a narrative by Gordon R. Williams, together with a print taken by R. Hunter Middleton from the wood-block which Mr. Bewick was engraving at the time.

Chicago: Caxton Club, 1972. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Tall, slim 8vo: [4],12,[6]pp, including full-page reproductions from photographs, plus the Bewick wood-block print. Decorated gold-and-tan paper-backed boards, black linen spine, printed paper label, medium-brown laid end papers. Pristine. One of five variant bindings (collect them all!) deposited in the Newberry Library. As New. Item #BB1064

Limited to 500 unnumbered copies, designed by Greer Allen, composed in Monotype Bell, letterpress printed at Press of A. Colish, Mount Vernon, NY; binding by Publishers Book Binding, Long Island City, NY; text on Curtis Rag of the Curtis Paper Co. of Newark, Delaware; paper by the John A. Manning Co. of Troy, NY; decorated cover papers by Birgitte Cramer of Copenhagen, Denmark; end papers are Miliani Ingres from Fabriano, Italy. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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