Details about the binding by Angela James:
Book 83 x 84 x 28 mm
Box 99 x 100 x 41 mm
Concertina book, guarded onto green paper stubs and sewn onto dyed linen cord with dyed linen thread.
Hand drawn and coloured flyleaves.
Two-part board construction. Inner boards covered with green calf, outer boards covered with natural calf, airbrushed with black acrylic ink with resist design of flowers. Flowers then hand-painted. Some foil tooling.
Boards sit beyond the exposed spine so that when the book is opened, the back edges of front and back boards meet.
Natural calf doublures airbrushed pale pink.
Box with drop-on lid, covered with black goatskin. Base lined with pink suede and with a striped ribbon pull. Lid lined with lime green suede.
Lettering label inlaid into top of lid. Binder’s initials and date on lower part of box.