Item #32356 BIRDS. Signed Limited Edition. Billy Sullivan Margaret Atwood.

BIRDS. Signed Limited Edition.

New York: Glenn Horowitz, 2012.

Billy Sullivan. First Edition. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). Margaret Atwood, Billy Sullivan. BIRDS. Signed. New York: Glenn Horowitz, 2012. 8vo., 27pp. Publisher's blue cloth stamped bird in black on the upper cover, silver stamped black title piece. The deluxe edition of only 100 cloth-bound copies, signed by artist & author, featuring bird drawings by Billy Sullivan & an essay by Margaret Atwood, who is also a highly regarded birder & conservationist. Artist Billy Sullivan lives and works in New York City & East Hampton, NY. He has exhibited extensively since the early 1970s, and is in the collections of New York's Museum of Modern Art and Metropolitan Museum of Art, among others. Sullivan has been documenting the avian activity in his wooded backyard from his East Hampton dining room table since 1990. In these drawings, Sullivan captures the social goings-on of East End birds in much the same way he has chronicled family and friends in his paintings. Margaret Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, & environmental activist. Throughout her writing career, Margaret Atwood has received numerous awards & honorary degrees. She is the author of more than fifty volumes of poetry, children's literature, fiction, & non-fiction, & is perhaps best known for her novels, which include The Edible Woman (1970), The Handmaid's Tale (1983), The Robber Bride (1994), Alias Grace (1996), & The Blind Assassin, which won the prestigious Booker Prize in 2000. An avid birder, Atwood & er partner Graeme Gibson are the joint honorary presidents of the Rare Bird Club within BirdLife International. The entire edition, published in conjunction with the exhibition BILLY SULLIVAN: BIRD DRAWINGS, consists of 450 copies, 350 in wrappers, & 100 deluxe cloth-bound copies signed by both the writer & artist. A very fine copy.

Item #32356    Price: US$375.00