"The Press" by Andrew Marvell (B31)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

"The Press" by Andrew Marvell

Made in

Osmotherley

Date

1984

Description

Book, covered with grey-green goatskin with red and blue tooled lettering and onlaid multi-coloured stripes. Tied with red suede ties. The case is made of green buckram with ref felt lining and red ribbon ties.

Materials and techniques

Cover of grey-green goatskin with red and blue tooled lettering and onlaid multi-coloured calf stripes. Tied with red suede ties. Endpapers of Grey Dutch Ingres; goatskin joints; red Japanese paper flyleaves. Green buckram case with red felt lining and red ribbon ties.

Dimensions

length (case):  20cm
width (case):  15.5cm
height (case):  2.2cm
length (object):  19.5cm
width (object):  13.7cm
height (object):  1cm

Object number

B31

Category

  • "The Press" by Andrew Marvell, Angela James, 1984, Crafts Council Collection: B31. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • "The Press" by Andrew Marvell, Angela James, 1984, Crafts Council Collection: B31. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • "The Press" by Andrew Marvell, Angela James, 1984, Crafts Council Collection: B31. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

This is one of my more recent bindings and the design of it is a departure from my usually more figurative work.