Binding for “Gertrude of Wyoming”
John Sliegh, designer
Gilt design, produced using a brass die, on coarse-grained crimson cloth
8 x 6 inches
Sleigh at his most austere, producing a design that seems at odds with the over-elaborate patterns of most of his bindings and of a gift books in general.
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Photograph and text by Simon Cooke.
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