the Country of Men by
with two end-tapes (under yokes of laminated leather and vellum) and two unsupported
Books Group, 2006
240 x 160 x 33mm
Bound by Philip Smith
stations, all link stitched. Exposed spine lined (under yokes) with
strong cotton on to the end sheets.
Whole spine lined with two layers of Japanese
paper. Cotton sewn-in joints in gusset of endpaper section, made up with
and yellow Mi-Teintes Canson papers. Covers made off the book with goatskin:
'Harmatan' light blue and yellow,
and 'Harrold's black goatskin all scarf-joined;
with grey onlays, onlays of feathered maril in shades of white and beige.
spine and foredge are painted with acrylic to continue the forms from the covers.
Exposed materials treated with microcrystalline wax polish. Sample of dust
cover and endpapers sewn in with prelims. Book in felt-lined
box with Velcro closures and green draw-ribbon.