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Title: Doves Bindery

Doves Bindery

Doves Bindery


The Doves Bindery, by Marianne Tidcombe | bound by artist in 2017 | NFS

London: The British Library; & New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 1991

Springback binding. Goatskin spine, inkjet-printed paper over boards, hand-titling in gold leaf, edges sprinkled in acrylic. Cockerell made endpapers.

11.5 x 9.5 x 2”
28.5 x 24 x 5 cm

Bound as a book of reference, the boards are covered photographs of a Cobden-Sanderson binding courtesy of The British Library (CC0 1.0). The title is a greatly enlarged rendering of the Doves Bindery signature.