This is number 452 of 750 copies printed on Curtis Rag, from a total edition of 825, of “A Bestiary” (74 numbered pages), a compilation of animal tales and poems, edited by Richard Wilbur’, and published in large format (app. 9.25″ x 12.25″) by Pantheon Press in 1955. This book is extensively illustrated by Alexander Calder, and signed by both Wilbur and Calder on the limitation page.
It is in its original slipcase, which is worn to its edges, and with material missing, but on which the pasted title label is in clean and complete. The book itself is in fine condition. The cover illustration and lettering are as new. The spine is straight and securely attached.
There are no page tears or creases, no stains or fade. All the art and lettering are in like-new condition. The binding is tight, with no loose or missing pages. The accompanying photos are accurate reflections of this copy’s conditions.
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