Item #153401 The Rime of The Ancient Mariner. Samuel T. Coleridge, Henry C. Pearson.
The Rime of The Ancient Mariner
The Rime of The Ancient Mariner
The Rime of The Ancient Mariner
The Rime of The Ancient Mariner
The Rime of The Ancient Mariner
The Rime of The Ancient Mariner
The Rime of The Ancient Mariner
The Rime of The Ancient Mariner
The Rime of The Ancient Mariner
The Rime of The Ancient Mariner
The Rime of The Ancient Mariner

The Rime of The Ancient Mariner

Los Angeles: Tamarind Workshop, 1964. Pearson, Henry. Strictly limited to 45 copies, this being Number 20. Slipcased. Natural Nacri/boards. Grey script lettering (handwritten by Pearson) on spine. Blue/white lithographed, full-spread end papers.14 loose signatures on folded, white Arches paper, totaling 76 pp. text. The original, signed, colored lithographs are laid into the signatures, between sheets. Each litho has a protective cover sheet. Some lithos are on colored paper. All in a printed Arches paper wrapper, this in a “chemise” and then the Nacri boards, all in a slipcase of “Natural Nacri" with the number 20/45 on the front in black ink. VG+ entirely but for some age toning to slipcase. Item #153401

One of 45 copies on white Arches paper, containing 59 original lithographs. Fourteen of the lithographs are full-page in color; 2 are double-page. One yellow circle image includes a separate, acetate layover of a blue circle. All text lettering and illustrations, Including title-page, numerals, text, colophon, etc. are the work of Henry C. Pearson. Signed and numbered by the artist. All contents were hand-printed from zinc plates at the Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Los Angeles. Slipcase and chemise made by Margaret Lecky. A stunning presentation and very scarce copy.

Price: $9,500.00

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