Latest Binding: Melville, ‘Three Stories with Wood Engravings’

Melville Title Label

Melville, Herman

Three Stories with Wood Engravings by Garrick Palmer

Folio Society, 1967, first thus (first Folio ed.), eight wood cut engravings throughout text.

Bound in full reindeer, top edge dyed and speckled blue/black, title/author tooled in 23c gold, title label and front decoration on lacunose blue dyed pig, front panel inlaid, leather and acrylic design after detail of wood cut p. 116, similiar leather rendered design in miniature to foot of spine, hand sewn silk headbands, coloured end papers.

$465