The Lord of the Rings
Materials and techniques
Book: leather, goldleaf, board, paperBox: board, book cloth, feltMap: felt, paper
Green oasis and gold kid leathers overlaid with multi-coloured leathers including maril (marbled leather). Design originates from the maps drawn by Professor Tolkein. Accompanied by a seperate felt covered folder in hand-made paper containing two maps (a green arrow showing the directional viewpoint of the landscape depicted on the binding).More notes on file.
Lucie-Smith, E. (1975) World of the Makers, pp. 147-149
Coleman, M. (1973). Three British Book Binder. Crafts, (1), pp. 26- 31.
Myers, R. (1977). Reviews - The Bookbinding Competition. Crafts, (24), p.47.