PETER & DONNA THOMAS
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Farmer and the Snake (2008). 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 inches. (Clamshell box is 3 1/8 by 2 5/8 inches)

Dos-a-do binding. The text on one side is the fable by Aesop. The text on the other side is a quote by Petronius from The Satyricon. The book has hand written/calligraphed text, with 11 watercolor illustrations by Donna Thomas. The paper was made by Peter Thomas. Full leather binding, brown goatskin, with red Moroccan goatskin raised panels. Each panel has a rattlesnake skin onlay. Donna skinned and tanned the rattlesnake. Full leather clamshell box with title and rattlesnake skin on cover. Number 2 of 2 unique copies. $395

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