You Can Judge a Book by Its Cover. A Brief Survey of Materials.

You Can Judge a Book by Its Cover. A Brief Survey of Materials.

You Can Judge a Book by Its Cover. A Brief Survey of Materials.

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Pico Rivera, CA: Mel Kavin/Kater-Crafts Bookbinders, 1994. 162, (2) pp. Approximately 2 7/8 x 2 1/2". LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies of which only 400 were for sale, this being #345. Clamshell case with black morocco, cloth, and red morocco spine label, in fine condition. Black morocco over boards with inlaid leather shapes and stamped with blue, green and gilt colored dots, from a design by Tini & Einen Miura, top edge gilt with similar dot design, black and gilt title and text throughout, illustrated with 7 linoleum cuts by John De Pol, marbled endpapers, signed on blank leaves at the end by the members of the team that created this work: Bernard Middleton, Ward Ritchie, John De Pol, Pat Reagh, Henry Morris, Tini Miura, Einen Miura (in Japanese), and Mel Kavin, a beautiful book in fine condition. (Bradbury, Kater-Crafts Bookbinders, 1)

Designed by Ward Ritchie, printed by Henry Morris, and bound by Kater-Crafts Bookbinders, this book describes how "the covers of books and their adornment have incorporated an astonishingly wide range of materials, many quite weird and wonderful, and unexpected in the manner of their use." It also covers a brief background of the contributors to this book.

Publisher
Mel Kavin/Kater-Crafts Bookbinders
Binding
Hardcover
Tags
First Edition , Miniature , Signed