Alan Isaac Rare Books

The Beautiful Plump Little Boy


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Author: [Luke FREEMAN]

Published by: The Redlake Press, Shropshire.  2004

An un-dated folk tale of the Betsileo people of Madagascar , originally passed on by mouth but latterly written down and passed by an elder to the anthropologist, Freeman.

A limited edition of 80 copies (this numbered 27) printed on Hahnemuhle laid paper using a Vandercook proofing press and an Arab treadle platen.  Two coloured linocuts by John Woodcock.

265 x 200mm, un-paginated, half-title, title part printed in brown.  Single sheets bound in a stab fashion and held by platted parchment.  Parchment sides.  Slip-case covered in deep red cloth with printed paper label to spine.

FINE- just a little rubbing to raw edges of parchment sides.

A delightful and RARE work