((Jonathan Hammer)) [[Animal Farm]] {{by George Orwell}}

((Jonathan Hammer)) [[Animal Farm]] {{by George Orwell}}

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By George Orwell
Introduction by Peter Stansky
With 24 prints by Jonathan Hammer

Signed by the artist

Optional portfolio of prints available

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In Animal Farm, the barnyard denizens rebel against their subjugation. Their new democratic society slowly erodes, however, under the consolidation of power in the hands (hooves?) of the pigs, and the animals find themselves once again hamstrung by their authoritarian leaders.

Stanford University historian Peter Stansky writes in his introduction, “It is in so many ways a despairing book, but it has such compassion and empathy. In the end, there is still a glimmer that possibly some day we might create a better and more equal society.”

Jonathan Hammer’s whimsically gruesome illustrations show a variety of anthropomorphized organs and cuts of meat.

Production Details

  • Edition of 300 numbered copies for sale

  • Octavo, 10 ¼ by 7 3/8 inches, 202 pages

  • Bound in maroon and ochre cloth with printed titling, in slipcase

  • Arion Press publication #99, 2013


Optional Portfolio

Optional Portfolio of Prints

The 24 prints from the book, hand-watercolored, signed and numbered by the artist.

  • Edition of 30 numbered copies for sale

  • 15 by 12 ½ inches, printed by relief on Zerkall natural white paper

  • Housed in a portfolio with title page and limitation

  • $4,800; sold only with a copy of the book