CHELONIIDAE l987

CHELONIIDAE l987. A portfolio of seven etchings and two woodengravings depicting Sea Turtles by Alan James Robinson, with text excerpted from Johnson’s Natural History as written by S. G. Goodrich, l870. Printed on Rives BFK and protected by Japanese Moriki, each etching is hand watercolored and depicts a single species of sea turtle: Green, Hawksbill, Loggerhead, Leatherback, Atlantic Ridley, Pacific Ridley and Flatback turtles. The volume comes unbound in a folder and tray-case by Claudia Cohen.
38 x 28 cm 68 pp

Regular edition 26 copies $l250*

Deluxe edition 15 copies OP ($l875-$2500)
The seven etchings and two woodengravings are sewn with the texts into a quarter leather binding by Daniel E. Kelm with a cast sculpture of a sea turtle on the cover by Robinson. Book and extra suite of etchings in tray-case.
Rarely comes up for resale.