Bishop's Birds: Etchings of Water-Fowl and Upland Game Birds (The De Luxe Edition -- In Its Original Box). Richard E. Bishop.
Bishop's Birds: Etchings of Water-Fowl and Upland Game Birds (The De Luxe Edition -- In Its Original Box)

Bishop's Birds: Etchings of Water-Fowl and Upland Game Birds (The De Luxe Edition -- In Its Original Box) SIGNED

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1936. Vellum. A handsome copy of the 1936 de luxe edition, # 95 OF 135 COPIES SIGNED BY RICHARD BISHOP AT THE LIMITATION AND INCLUDING AN ORIGINAL SIGNED ETCHING AT THE FRONTISPIECE (in this case called "Trumpeter Swan"). Tight and Near Fine in its beautiful gilt-decorated vellum. A couple of tiny stains at the endpapers and pastedowns, otherwise clean as could be internally. Thick 12mo, top-edge gilt, "73 etchings reproduced in aquatone". ALSO INCLUDES A PRESENTABLE EXAMPLE OF THE FRAGILE, UNCOMMON PICTORIAL BOX.The upper half of the box is missing 2 of its sides, the lower half missing 1 side. There's notable wear as well along the edges and yet the box (which has protected the book beautifully over the years) is still sturdy and snugly houses the book. Near Fine. Item #18043

Price: $1,000.00

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