Cloth casing, with a gilt device.

Ernest Griset.


Elaborate gilt device on crimson cloth.

9 x 7 ¾ inches

Another binding design that recreates the image on the pictorial frontispiece. The cover device differs slightly from the illustration within, and may represent the artist’s direct intervention.

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Photograph and text by Simon Cooke

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