William Ralston; signed
Blue cloth with a gilt design
6½ x 4 inches
An elaborate cloth casing embellished with gilt overlays and red lettering. The binding was produced by Ralston during his time in Glasgow; there is no binder’s ticket and the company that produced it is unidentified. The design is signed ‘WR’ in the bottom right hand corner.
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Photograph and text by Simon Cooke
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