A treasure. Bound in crimson red goatskin leather with elaborate gold tooling to every conceivable surface in a Scottish Wheel style, this beautiful little book is a quite exceptional example of a bookbinders skills.
This unique object has taken several months to complete.
Housed in it's own leather entry slipcase.
Dutch Gilt Brocade endpapers - printed entirely by hand on 300+ year old antique handmade paper using metallic golden leaf.
Gold tooled covers, spine and board edges, inside and out.
Sprinkled decorative foredges
A bespoke slipcase, covered in a marbled paper made for us on 300+ year old antique paper.
Book Size - 60 x 50 x 25 mm, 2 3/16 x 2 x 1 inches
Slipcase Size - 65 x 50 x 30mm, 2 1/2 x 2 x 1 1/4 inches
This is one of one, a unique product made by John Jeffery, one of the finest exponents of his craft in the world.