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BIRDS OF MY HOMELAND.
1958. 11 x 8. 15 leaves Frenchfold. Blue boards printed with a woodcut of birds in flight. Small bookplate of Julia Wightman on pastedown. Some fading along lower board edges, lower tip very slightly bumped, two tiny dings to upper board edge,lacks slipcase, contents are fine. Althopugh this copy does not have the slipcase, it is the best copy we have seen.One of 200 numbered copies signed by Frasconi. Printed on from the blocks on handmade Hosho paper, the ten fullpage woodcuts are handcolored by Frasconi, with Hudson's text on the facing page. There are also 3 smaller cuts. This was nominated the best book of 1958. The Books of Antonio Frasconi 14.
      [Bookseller: The Veatchs Arts of the Book]
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