Includes a signed, numbered giclee print by Steadman. SIGNED BY STEADMAN and LEVY. When Ceri Levy asked Ralph Steadman to produce one piece of art representing an extinct bird for a recent exhibition, Ghosts of Gone Birds, Ralph said'yes'.An astonishing 100 paintings later. Ralph got carried away by the birds, taking Ceri with him... This book details the discoveries they made on their travels through the savage seas of extinction. After stumbling on the previously hidden Toadstool Island, where the extinct birds of the world live on in secretive harmony, the duo spent nearly a year in close proximity to a host of fantastical avian creatures.
Ralph documents them all in this series of remarkable paintings, featuring unique interpretations of well-known birds such as the Great Auk, Passenger Pigeon and Dodo, along with less familiar members of the feathersome firmament - Snail-eating Coua, for example, or the Red-moustached Fruit Dove - and a variety of bizarre beasts including the Gob Swallow, the Long-legged Shortwing and the Needless Smut. Strictly limited to just 150 copies , this Special Edition is an ultra-deluxe version of the book, bound with real cloth and signed by Ralph and Ceri. It is in a cloth-bound presentation box, and comes complete with a signed, numbered A3 giclee print with torn-edge and debossed border, featuring Steadman's interpretation of the Black Mamo. This print, produced specially for this book, makes this boxed set the.
THIS BOOK IS STILL IN SHRINK-WRAP, SEALED, NEVER OPENED, in NEW, MINT, PRISTINE CONDITION. Photo seen of book is a stock photo. The item "EXTINCT BOIDS-Ralph Steadman & Ceri Levy-Signed with Print-DELUXE LTD-No. 35/150" is in sale since Thursday, December 29, 2016. This item is in the category "Books\Nonfiction".The seller is "bhermanmd" and is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.