One of only 36 special copies with the illustrations hand coloured
John Norris Wood (Author and illustrator) ~ An Alphabet in Praise of Frogs & Toads : The Special Edition With The Illustrations Hand Coloured : With The Publisher’s Prospectus
Inky Parrot Press : 2002
The Special Edition published by the Inky Parrot Press, UK in 2002. Number ‘3' of only 36 copies which have all the B/W illustrations hand-coloured by Sylvia Stokeld under the artist’s supervision. The total edition size was 360 copies. Signed by John Norris Wood to the limitation page. The Book is in Fine unread condition and housed in the publisher’s original slipcase. The book is typeset in Garamond by Charles Hall in Cornwall and printed litho by Adrian Lack at The Senecio Press in Charlbury on Arches Rivoli paper. Bound by The Fine Bindery in Wellingborough, in quarter red morocco over pictorial paper-covered boards. With the publisher’s 4 page prospectus and The Guardian newspaper obituary clipping for John Norris Wood loosely inserted. John Norris Wood exhibited at the Fry Gallery, Saffron Walden as part of the Bardfield Artist group. A very handsome production more-so with the very beautiful hand coloured illustrations. Elusive as such.