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Title: La couleur du vent

La couleur du vent

La couleur du vent

La couleur du vent | bound by artist 2013 | $2500

Poems by Gilles Vigneault, illustrations by Nastassja Imiolek under the artistic direction of Cécile Côté

Montreal: Les éditions de  l'atelier de reliure Cécile Côté, 2011

Full goatskin fine binding sewn on flattened cords, laced into boards, backpared onlay. Hand-titling and tooling in 23 kt gold, red and black foils. Doublures and flyleaves of Cave paper. Hand-sewn, French style endbands, three edges gilt over deckles.

10.25 x 6.75 x .75”

Design references repeated motifs from the illustrations of this set book for a 2013 exhibition organized by Les Amis de la Reliure d'Art du Canada