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Fine bindings

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Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, UK

Dante Gabriel Rossetti: Ballads and Narrative Poems, printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press in 1893 and bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe

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Printed in red and black in ‘Golden type’, a Roman typeface designed by Morris and inspired by the early Italian printer Nicolaus Jenson of Venice. the text features decorative woodcut borders and initials printed in black and red.

Bound in modern full terracotta morocco (goatskin) by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Five raised bands with a floral design hand tooled to the spine, front and back boards.

£1,800 (plus P&P and insurance)

Venice by John Craig

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Printed by John Randle at The Whittington Press, with a sumptuous binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.

This volume is absolutely stunning: bound in teal and orange goatskin with onlays in pepper red and navy blue. All edges are gilt with gouge work in gold leaf to gondolas and hand lettered to spine in gold leaf with soft terracotta handmade endpapers enclosed in a cloth slipcase.

£2,450 (plus P&P and insurance)

Summer Cooking, 2016
Elizabeth David, 1955 First Edition
Binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, Shepherds Bookbinding, 2016

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An absolute classic and a favourite of all those interested in the culinary arts. This volume is encased in a uniquely designed, exquisite binding, presented in a covered solander box with book title foiled in gold on leather.

A wonderful throw out photo-page at the back of the publication features Elizabeth David in her kitchen.

Nigerian goatskin onlays with hand sewn silk headbands. Designed in house and made by the team in a traditional manner (i.e. different aspects crafted by specialist team members). Unique binding.

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