The Birds


Published by The Limited Editions Club, 1959
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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Publisher's 1/4 leather binding with decorative paper covered boards, paper covered board folder and slipcase. Some faint spotting on slipcase, otherwise in fine condition. Previous owners bookplate on front endpaper. 52 pages with two full page illustrations and numerous in line illustrations and decorations. From colophon : "Of this edition of The Birds fifteen hundred copies have been made for the members of The Limited Editions Club by Clarke & Way, Inc. at The Thistle Press, New York. The entire edition has been planned and put into color by Bert Clarke. The illustrations have been drawn by Marian Parry who here signs . this copy, which is number 634". Copy of May 1959, number 306 "Monthly Letter of the Limited Editions Club" laid in. A lovely copy of this classic work of satire by the Ancient Greek comic playwright Aristophanes (446 BC-386 BC). Bookseller Inventory # 016671

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Title: The Birds

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club

Publication Date: 1959

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Parry, Marian

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Illustrator(s)

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