Antarctic Whale-bird, blindstamped, Brown Pelican, Fabriano, Galapagos, Galapagos Penguin, Galapagos Storm Petrel, Herman Melville (1819-1891), New York, Philip Warner, Red Angel Press, Rock Rodondo, Ronald Keller, Swallow-tailed Gull, University of Utah, Waved Albatross, woodcut
Herman Melville (1819-1891)
New York: Red Angel Press, 1981
PS2384 .E62 1981
Blindstamped decoration of birds in flight on title and following leaf. A two-color woodcut of the Galapagos birds folds out vertically. Birds depicted include the Galapagos Penguin, Brown Pelican, Waved Albatross, Antarctic Whale-bird, Swallow-tailed Gull, and Galapagos Storm Petrel. Printed on dampened handmade Fabriano paper. Designed, illustrated, and printed by Ronald Keller. Cover art by Philip Warner. Bound in full tan cloth, partially painted in tan and gray to resemble breaking waves. The front pastedown is a cast paper sculpture of the rock and birds in flight. Edition of one hundred copies signed by the printer. University of Utah copy is number 98.
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