Mary McCarthy Books

Birds of Africa - 2006
9 1/2"x 9 7/8"x1 1/4"
Side sewn, Japanese tea house with black linen cord. Rust weave Japanese cloth spine and Yuzen Japanese paper in black and white over Davey board. 28 pages Fabriano Rosapina paper.   Images are paper collage of 26 birds found on the continent of Africa.
Text is hand written in brown acrylic ink. Birds: African Fin Foot, Bee Eater, Cuckoo, Denhams Bustard, Elephant Bird, Flamingos, Guinea Fowl, Hornbill, Ibis, Jacana, Kingfisher, Long- tailed Ground Roller, Malimbe, Nightjar, Ostrich, Plover, Quelea, Rednecked Spurfowl, Secretary Bird, Tacazze Sunbird,Upupa epaps, Vulture, Widow Bird, oXpeckers, Yellow-crowned Bishop, Zoothera quttata

 
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