THE DOLPHIN PEOPLE: A FOLKTALE FROM THE PERUVIAN AMAZON.
- Ragland, AL: Oeoco Press, (2005).
- square 12mo
- japanese sewn binding with decorated tissue paper, clamshell box
- (20) pages
Price: $1,750.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 135448
Limited to 50 numbered copies signed by the printer and author. Designed, illustrated, and printed by Mary Ann Sampson. This copy is bound in a custom artist binding by Monique Lallier in 2005 in a new Oriental binding sewn on stubs and reversed to form the spine and the structure on which the binding is attached. The covering material is tissue and Japanese paper overlapping and colored red. Green cloth covers the spine. Silk box with magnets. Signed by Lallier in pencil on the rear free endpaper. This book is featured in Monique Lallier: A Retrospective (Oak Knoll Press, 2018) on page 69. Lallier states: "The Dolphin People is a nice little book of about 20 pages, recounting a tale of the people living on the Amazon.
From the colophon: "It was handset in Bembo metal type and printed on mohawk Superfine paper using the Vandercook SP 20 press. The illustrations were printed from magnesium plates made from pen and ink drawings. Linda Faye Brown and Larry W. Sampson assisted in proof-reading the text."