Artists' Books & Installation
In The Skin of a Lion | bound by artist in 2013 | $2500
by Michael Ondaatje, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1987, signed first edition
Full goatskin fine binding sewn on flattened cords, laced into boards. Hand-titling and tooling in 23 kt gold, and black foils. Doublures and flyleaves of Cave paper. Hand-sewn, French style endbands, graphite top edge with gauffering in gold foil. Dust jacket bound in.
8.75 x 6 x 1.25"
Text follows the interconnected lives of a variety of individuals who built Toronto in the early twentieth century, with frequent mentions of water, fire, and dynamite.
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