Air & Water brings together for the first time the complete collection of Colin See-Paynton’s fish and fowl engravings for the period 1984-2004.
This limited edition book contains 43 engravings presented as a complete portfolio, printed one to a page. To accompany the plates Keith Harwood has selected extracts of text from piscatorial and ornithological literature by writers such as Bernard Venables, Arthur Ransome and Thomas Bewick.
The book is available in a choice of two bindings, both printed on heavyweight environmentally friendly matt paper from sustainable sources.
750 copies numbered 1-750 bound in fine green Egyptian cotton cloth with gold blocked titling and tipped-in image on front. Gold and blind blocked on spine with head and tailbands, marker ribbon and marbled endpapers.
100 copies numbered 1-100 bound in full Morocco grain leather in deep red with silver blocked titling and tipped-in image on front. Silver and blind blocked on spine with head and tailbands, marker ribbon and marbled endpapers. Each copy signed by Colin See-Paynton and presented in a cloth covered slip-case.
Publication date: Cloth 28 July, 2006; Leather 30 October, 2006
Pages:104 Format: 220mm x 270mm Illustrations 43
Leather bound: Limited Edition of 100 SOLD OUT
Cloth bound: Limited Edition of 750