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A Bestiary / compiled by Richard Wilbur ; illustrated by Alexander Calder.

London : Fourth Estate, 1993.

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  • Title:
    A Bestiary / compiled by Richard Wilbur ; illustrated by Alexander Calder.
  • Contributor: Richard Wilbur 1921-2017, editor.;
    Alexander Calder 1898-1976, illustrator.;
    Chris Hicks binder.
  • Subjects: Animals in literature; Animals in art;
    Dewey: 808.80362
  • Publication Details: London : Fourth Estate, 1993.
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: System number 018184063
  • Notes: First English edition.
    Bound by Chris Hicks in black box calf, that to upper board sculptured into contoured surface and cut to expose silver of underlying endpaper, animal footprints tooled in silver to same. An imaginative response to the text, the design represents a waterhole at night and the vestiges of its various visitors. In fine in custom green cloth dropdown box.
    Originally published: New York : Printed at the Spiral Press for Pantheon Books, 1955.
  • Physical Description: 74 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 31 cm
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection C.188.c.49
  • UIN: BLL01018184063

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