Unicorns Horn


Illustrator: Alan James Robinson

ROBINSON, Alan James. Unicorns Horn. N.c.: Cheloniidae Press, 1984. A 12.5” x 18” broadside with prose printed in blue and black in two columns on cream-colored handmade paper. 5” x 7” wood engraving printed in black at head of second column. Laid into a 16” x 21.5” light blue matte (slight edge wear, would not be visible if framed). Signed by the artist, Alan James Robinson.

An anonymously written 17th century broadside extolling the virtues of a drink created from the horn of a Unicorn to cure any maladies. This signed print features an engraving of a unicorn by artist Alan James Robinson, who is best known for his engravings and illustrations of animals and fish and his fine press books produced by the Cheloniidae Press.