Binding design by for Skelton’s “Charles I”

P.A. Savoldelli



Bound in full dark brown crushed morocco with 465 inlaid pieces in ochre, red-brown, olive green, turquoise and light brown, intricate gilt pattern highlighting the inlaid pieces as well as decorative shapes, beads and ruling on both covers and spine, full crushed morocco doublues with elaborate gilt-blocked leaf and winding stemwork motif ending in clumps of flowers inlaid with orange, beige, maroon and red pieces. Signed at bottom of front doublure, "The Hampstead Bindery."

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Photograph and text by Edward Nudelman

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