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Lot 0054
Heading: (Cheloniidae Press)
Author: Robinson, Alan James
Title: Frogs
Place Published: [n.p.]
Publisher:[Cheloniidae Press]
Date Published: [1985]
Description:


Unique volume of 19 watercolors by Alan James Robinson, as well as all the preparatory pencil drawings, for Mark Twain's 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County'. Title and colophon are calligraphed in green ink. (Folio) 33.5x26 cm (13x10"), full limp vellum binding by Gray Parrot with a watercolor on vellum mounted on the cover, the drawings in a separate buckram chemise inlaid in buckram tray box by Daniel Kelm with original watercolor mounted on cover and calligraphic title label on spine.



Signed by Robinson and Gray Parrot at the colophon. A unique collection of original artwork used in the beautiful 1985 edition of Mark Twain's ' The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,' published by Cheloniidae Press

Condition

Minor crease to watercolor mounted on the vellum cover; else fine.

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$1,000.00

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Frogs: 19 unique watercolors by Alan James Robinson

Auction ended on Thu, Jun 15, 2017
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