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Los Angeles, CA: Peggy Christian, 1976.
Miniature Book. 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches. 12 ff. Title leaf printed in 2 colors, 10 prints of etchings of a variety of dog breeds, colophon printed in brown ink on a separate page; text clean, unmarked. Housed in the original folding stiff paper case, string tied; text clean, unmarked, bookseller's pencil notation on the edition number on outside of paper case, else fine. Each print SIGNED, titled, dated, and numbered by Michael O'Mara. RARE. HG421-001. Fine.
LIMITED EDITION of 75 numbered copies, this is number 66. The ten dogs illustrated in this small portfolio are: Affenpinscher; Bichon Frisé; Cavalier King Charles Spaniel; Chihuahua; Italian Greyhound; Maltese; Pekinese; Pomeranian; Pug; and Yorkshire Terrier. Michael O'Mara was a "talented fine artist who painted, sketched, printed and made artist's books. Beloved college teacher and respected layout artist for over 30 years with Disney, Hanna-Barbara, Filmation and others." Los Angeles Daily News, September, 2004. Peggy Christian was a well-known Los Angeles bookseller whose shop was a few doors down from Jake Zeitlin's Big Red Barn on La Cienega Boulevard. She produced respected catalogs on Children's Literature and Cooking. She also produced 3 miniature books included in Bradbury. REM Miniatures published a miniature book by Francis J. Weber in 1997 entitled Dogs at the California Missions, 1997. That book was limited to 40 copies; the second series of that edition was numbered A to J, each of which contained one of the etchings from a copy of O'Mara's Dogs. Ten Etchings. See: Bradbury, No. 3091.
REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Cent. US Miniature Books, No. 2270.
Title: Dogs. Ten Etchings
Edition: LIMITED EDITION of 75 numbered copies, this is number 66
Country of Origin: United States
Illustrator: Michael Bond O'Mara (1938-2004)
Location Published: Los Angeles, CA, Peggy Christian: 1976
Binding: Housed in the original folding stiff paper portfol
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None, as issued
Size: Miniature Book. 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches
Type: Miniature Book
Categories: Art, Miniature Book
Seller ID: HG421-001
Keywords: art, dogs ten etchings, fine press, limited edition, michael o'mara, miniature book, peggy christian