by Gillian Flynn
bound in 2014 for the author
233 x 155 x 35mm
Graphite edges. Leather joints.
Sewn on unbleached linen tapes.
Silk headbands worked.
Covered half grey goatskin, half hand-dyed orange goatskin.
Back-pared onlays. Tooled and lettered in black.
Black goatskin doublures with back-pared onlays.
by John Swarbrick
Fleece Press 2009 (P1000785)
66 x 70 x 13mm
Yellow goatskin with back-pared onlays of speckled calf. Blocked in black and pearl foil. Coloured tooling.
Doublures of speckled dyed goatskin.
Small folder covered with blue goatskin and lined with yellow goatskin to hold 2 fishing flies.
Box covered with light blue goatskin, blocked with a black fish. Lined with suede.
Golden Cockerel Press 1961
320 x 200 x 30mm
Hand drawn and coloured flyleaves. Yellow airbrushed goatskin with hand-drawn and airbrushed back-pared onlays and printed onlay. Gold tooling. Doublures of airbrushed cobalt blue calf, back-pared onlays of gold leaf and drawn image.
Based on traditional Indian textiles as a metaphor of the way folk tales are woven into the fabric of Indian life and passed on through generations.
Caliban Press 2001
314 x 210 x 25mm
Spine - airbrushed with acrylic inks. Part covered in grey goatskin. Semi-circles of airbrushed turquoise blue calf, ink drawing, tooled with metallic coloured foils. Titanium semi-circles inset.Lettered with French white gold leaf. Doublures of painted goatskin.