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NATURE'S MOULD., Etchings & Text by Leonard Baskin.
Northampton: Gehenna Press, 1997. - 11 x 16 1/2. (11) pages of text followed by 26 plates of etchings (most in color). Each copper engraving is numbered & signed by Baskin. Full stained green vellum by Daniel Gehnrich, gilt title & lizard on upper cover. In quarter green vellum & cloth traycase, with red morocco spine label. Fine copy with the 4-page prospectus, which bears two etchings. No. 11 of 26 signed copies. Baskin's essay concerns "natureselbstabguss" or nature casting by the 16th c. practicioners: Bernard Palissey (ceramic), Wenzel Jamnitzer (silver0, and Andrea Riccio (bronze). Baskin's engravings of Crabs, frog, sea urchin, spiders, & lizards were printed by Michael Kuch; text printed at Wild Carrot Ltterpress, all on handmade paper. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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