Binding for Longfellow’s “Poetical Works”

John Sleigh, designer

1865

Gilt design, produced using a brass die, on green cloth

8 ¾ x 6¾ inches

Another elaborate design by Sleigh, this time rather more refined and understated than is usual with his style.

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Photograph and text by Simon Cooke.

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