Ann Thornton
  • Old Stile Press 2010

    Terracotta goatskin with gold tooling and gold title.
  • by Sophocles
    The Allen Press

    Crimson and beige scarf-joined goatskin; beige and crimson goatskin onlays. Gold tooling and lettering.
  • by Oscar Wilde
    Old Stile Press 2000
    Wood Engravings by Garick Palmer

    Black and dyed grey goatskin; Japanese paper underlay; blind tooling. Lettered in gold.

  • Self employed bookbinder.
  • Attended adult education courses at Bolt Court under the tuition of Sally Lou Smith over a period of years.
  • Believes in traditional materials and methods.
  • Elected Licenciate in 1992 and Fellow of DB in 1995.
  • Public collections: British Library; Royal Library of Copenhagen; Royal Library of the Hague. Private collections in the UK,