Signed Limited Deluxe Edition. A delightful boxed, 2 volume miniature, a hand colored alphabet book of wood engravings by the printer Sarah Chamberlain. #9 of 35 deluxe copies from a total edition of 150 copies issued. Signed by Chamberlain at the limitation. In fine condition, bound in russet brown cloth. The first volume -- an accordion-style fold-out -- the text and the second volume an extra suite of 26 loose, signed (by the artist) and numbered engravings. With 26 hand colored wood engravings of animals and letters. Printed in two colors (black and yellow) on Mullberry paper at the Chamberlain Press. Bound by Barbara Blumenthal. In silk over board covers. With a matching portfolio containing an additional suite of hand colored illustrations. Housed together in a matching slipcase.Title label on front cover and spine of slipcase. Published in celebration of the 10th anniversary of bookseller Jo Ann Reisler's first catalog of children's books 62x51 mm. Bradbury 665. Bookseller Inventory #
Publisher: Jo Ann Reisler, Ltd.
Publication Date: 1982
Illustrator: Chamberlain, Sarah
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
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