A Little Book of Natural History

1951
Printer and Publisher Gehenna Press, Northampton, Massachusetts (American, founded in 1942)


Place of Publication: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Fern-O'Sullivan 095-123; Artist & the Book 11; Gehenna Press: Work of Fifty Years (1992), 2

Dimensions

Overall (with portfolio): 23.5 x 19.5 x 1.4 cm (9 1/4 x 7 11/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.721

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 26 linoleum engravings, two wood engravings, and one woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Worcester [MA]: The Gehenna Press, 1951) 23.5 cm, unbound; [30 ff.]; publisher’s original gray paper board portfolio, printed paper labels on spine and upper cover.

Illustrations of animals and insects.


Worcester [MA]: The Gehenna Press, 1951

Signed

Graphite below colophon: "Leonard Baskin"

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; 1963, bequeathed by W. R. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession date: June 19, 1963)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

Copyright

© The Estate of Leonard Baskin