Item #18226 THE RESTORATION OF LEATHER BINDINGS. Bernard C. Middleton.
THE RESTORATION OF LEATHER BINDINGS.

THE RESTORATION OF LEATHER BINDINGS.

British Library & Oak Knoll Press, 1998. 3rd ed, Revised & Expanded. 8 x 11. xv, 304 pages, illustrated. Bound by Monique Lallier in full chocolate calf, onlaid with 6 large sections from three old leather bindings of morocco and marbled calf; multicolored headbands, top edges gilt. Fine in tray case. Signed & dated 3-6-00 by Middleton on the title page. Item #18226

This binding was executed for the Bookbinding 2000 Symposium auction at the Cary Graphic Arts Library at RIT.Stamp-signed in gilt. Monique Lallier was one of the presenters at this gathering to honor Bernard Middleton, whose bookbinding collection went to RIT. Lallier is renowned for her design bindings, which often incorporate non-traditional objects and always reflect the text. A retrospective of her bindings was recently published.

Price: $4,000.00

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