Karen Hanmer

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Title: Lebanese Mountain Cookery

Lebanese Mountain Cookery

Lebanese Mountain Cookery

Lebanese Mountain Cookery | bound by artist in 2010 | Collection of the University of Denver

by Mary Laird Hamady, David R Godine, 1995

French technique fine binding: sewn on flattened cords laced into boards, covered in full goatskin. False raised bands. Inlays of goatskin and onlays using Paul Delrue’s Lacunose technique of sanded leather scraps. Sunken suede doublure, leather flyleaves. Hand sewn silk headbands, sponged watercolor top edge.

10.25 x 7.25 x 1”

Design of steaming mountains served up on oval platters. Text block a gift from the author to the binder.