Cloth casing, with a gilt device.
Elaborate gilt device on crimson cloth.
9 x 7 ¾ inches
This device is a gilt version of the wood-engraving appearing on the pictorial frontispiece. The two images are identical; the brass die that created the print on the front cover must have been made, probably using an electrotype, from the wood-block.
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Photograph and text by Simon Cooke
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