OF A FEATHER avian collective nouns and terms of assembly



Newtown: Gwasg Gregynog, 2008.

Written, compiled, designed and illustrated over four years by Colin See-Paynton. Foreword by David Attenborough. Number 35 of 135 (150) copies bound by John Sewell. Set in 14 and 16 pt. Monotype Baskerville Series 169 with headings in 22 pt. Printed in green and black on a special making of T.H. Saunders 100% cotton mould-made paper. 14 X 11 ins. 170 pp. + Colophon. Quarter dark blue morocco with dark blue cloth covered boards.Colour design based on wood engraving blocked on upper cover. Title in blind on spine with gilt blocked star at head and tail. Half-title with signed wood engraving by Colin See-Paynton. Title page with large feather blocked in gold by Alan Wood. 61 wood engravings by Colin See-Paynton printed from the original blocks – 31 full page. Prospectus loosely inserted with related correspondence in a separate envelope. Priced at £1750 on publication. A fine copy of this lavish production from Gwasg Gregynog in original slipcase.

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