Binding for “Tippoo, Tale of a Tiger". William Ralston. Probably published in 1886. Elaborate colour printing on paper. 8 x 9 inches. This soft binding projects the book's imagery and creates a jovial, amusing effect. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

Photograph and text by Simon Cooke. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link to this URL in a web document or cite it in a print one.]


Cole, C.W. Tippo, Tale of a Tiger. London: George Routledge [1886].

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