The Bird Book is a children's alphabet book by artist and educator, Brian D. Cohen, with rhyming couplets written by Holiday Eames. Created for their son, David, each letter of the alphabet in both uppercase and lowercase, corresponds to the bird illustrated on each page. The description can be read aloud to especially inquisitive children, or be enjoyed by an adult reader alike. Originally hand-colored and printed letterpress, only 26 copies were made. Now gathered in book form for the first time, printed in four colors on beautiful recycled paper, these stunning prints will also appeal to adults interested in art books, small press books, printmaking, and birds. Their children and grandchildren will thank the parents and gift givers as well, for the birds in the book, and the accompanying couplets will open up a world of art and poetry that will become a family favorite.

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25 cards from my etchings based on the Renaissance emblem book, presenting familiar elements and objects in association with Latin aphorisms with English translation placed beneath each image. Each card is 7 x 5 inches overall, printed in high-resolution duotone on Mohawk Superfine Text by Puritan Capital, the foremost printer of art and photography monographs and catalogs in this country. The inner panels of the card are blank, and the back panel describes the project.

Cards can be purchased for $5 per card or $20 for 5 cards. 

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(207) 747-8128 

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high-resolution duotone on Mohawk Superfine 7" x 5" $5 for 1 card $20 for 5 cards