Long-Shelved / Never-Issued (until now): A Recently-Acquired Artist's Book

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 8:30am to Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 12:30pm

Blue-Crowned Lory from Charles van Sandwyk's Parrots of the Cannibal IslandsUCLA Library Special Collections Mini-Exhibit

Long-Shelved, Never-Issued

A recently-acquired artist's book, finally released ... 25 years later

Parrots of the Cannibal Islands is "a portfolio of hand-colored bird etchings with accompanying letterpress text by Charles van Sandwyk ... but never issued" (bookseller's communication, 2015). Until now.

Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library

4th floor


Charles van Sandwyk

[Parrots of the Cannibal Islands]

Five endemic species of Psittaciformes found in the Fiji Islands : handcoloured etchings and observations

handcolored etchings and observations

(Vancouver: Charlew van Sandwyk, 1990)

* N7433.4.V3609 F565 1990