Charley Harper: Birds, Words and More (Yellow)
In the limited edition versions, this vintage little Charley Harper gem is redefined in a cloth-bound cover in a choice of one of four different colors, with a matching fabric-wrapped clamshell box and a corresponding stamped and numbered silkscreen print. This limited edition run of 1000 each, is sure to become a collectors item. clamshell comes with the silkscreen print: Heath Hen.\nBIRDS & WORDS is a classic book for every bird lover who knows there is more to birdwatching than measurements, range maps, flight patterns, and lifetime lists. BIRDS & WORDS is a true reflection of Charley Harper, who was that special species of man with twinkling eyes and smile, with wit as infectiously keen and light-hearted as his paintings. Harper the humorist reads as captivating in the self-composed stories that accompany his serigraphs as Harper the artist. An active curiosity prodded him to constantly question nature. What will happen, he asked, if a buzzard, which eats only dead meat, comes upon a possum, which plays dead when threatened? The answer has to be that the mild-mannered marsupial will win his Purple Heartpossumously.