Cloth casing in Sherwood green, with a gilt device.

H. N. Humphreys.


Elaborate gilt device on green cloth.

8½ x 5 ¾ inches

An unusual, asymmetrical design in which the rustic lettering is so abstracted in the Germanic style as to be virtually illegible.

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  • Henry Noel Humphreys as a Designer of Cloth Bindings
  • Photograph and text by Simon Cooke

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