A Round of Days

Binding for “A Round of Days”

John Leighton, designer


Green publishers' cloth with coloured paper inserts and an elaborate gilt overlay

10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches

Perhaps Leighton's most famous design, it typifies his interest in a strict geometry that never degenerates into stiffness or excessive formality


Photograph and text by Simon Cooke.

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