Lyra Germanica

Binding for "Lyra Germanica: the Christian Life".

John Leighton, designer

1868. Signed

Green publishers' cloth with red mandorla and elaborate gilt blocking

9 x 6 inches

This binding in Leighton's neo-medieval style which recalls the effects of stained glass, emphasizes the connection between High Anglican worship and English medievalism

Photograph and text by Simon Cooke.

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