19: Bishop's Birds Deluxe Edition
Title: Bishop's Birds. Etchings of Water-Fowl and Upland Game Birds
Author: Bishop, Richard E[vett]
Description: Foreword by Harold Sheldon. 73 etchings reproduced in aquatone, with facing text descriptions. (4to) original full vellum, spine gilt-lettered, front cover gilt-stamped with illustration of birds in flight, top edge gilt, glassine jacket, original box with paper cover and side labels. No. 58 of 135 copies of the Deluxe Edition.Signed at the limitation statement and with the original etching, "Trumpeter Swan", also signed by the artist.
Heading: Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company
Date Published: 1936
Box with some wear, a portion of one edge piece replaced, repairs and reinforcements to corners; old cello-tape residue and stains on glassine and endpapers; volume near fine.