(Cheloniidae Press, Easthampton, MA, 1988). Limited Edition. Folio. Item #022591
Limited to only 107 copies printed on Arch Text Wove. The present volume is out of series (not numbered) No pagination. Alan James Robinson designed the beautiful portfolio. He etched and hand-colored 8 engravings, 4 wood engravings and 6 linecuts along with an extra suite of the illustrations each is signed and numbered 20/50 by Robinson and, laid into white folders and, placed within the clamshell case in a compartment specially made with a folding chemise to house these illustrations below the book. The essays were by Stephen Bodio of Magdalena, New Mexico and Ted Williams of Grafton, MA. The calligraphy was by Suzanne Moore of Ashfield. Several other artists from Massachusetts contributed to this volume. Bound in 1/4 pale green leather over specially made paper covered boards, for edges trimmed in leather, a multi-colored leather onlay of a fishing fly on the upper board. Housed within a clamshell of 1/4 leather over beige cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, light finger soiling to cloth on clamshell. A magnificent work. Fine.