A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique (1978) (B45)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique (1978)

Made in

London

Date

1989

Description

Book, bound in black leather and inlaid with yellow and gold stripes and symbols and onlaid with purple and green leather, tooled in gold and black, gilt edged paper.

Materials and techniques

Bound in black goatskin and inlaid with yellow and onlaid with goatskin. Yellow-cream Fabriano Roma hand-made paper flyleaves and black suede doublures. Gilt edges. Tooled in gold and black. Contained in 1/4-goat drop-back box line with black felt.

Dimensions

length (box):  24.7cm
width (box):  17.6cm
depth (box):  5.8cm
length (object):  23.3cm
width (object):  16cm
depth (object):  3.7cm

Object number

B45

Category

  • A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique (1978), Bernard Middleton, 1989, Crafts Council Collection: B45. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique (1978), Bernard Middleton, 1989, Crafts Council Collection: B45. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique (1978), Bernard Middleton, 1989, Crafts Council Collection: B45. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

The design is typical of what I have been doing for several years.