The Works of Walt Whitman. Walt Whitman, Emory Holloway.
The Works of Walt Whitman
The Works of Walt Whitman
The Works of Walt Whitman
The Works of Walt Whitman
The Works of Walt Whitman
The Works of Walt Whitman

The Works of Walt Whitman

The Nonesuch Press, 1967. Leather Bound. This collection of Walk Whitman's work has been beautifully bound by Bayntun-Riviere Binding, in Bath, England. The Bayntun-Riviere Bindery is the last of the great Victorian trade binderies still in family ownership since the 1800s and continuing to bind entirely by hand. Books are bound using premium quality goat and calf skins, edges are gilded by hand using 23½ ct gold. Dark Green front and back cover of this book has double gilt ruled frames, with edges gilt ruled with geometric patterns. Spine has 5 raised spine bands, creating 6 spine compartments. The compartments and bands are gilt ruled. The second compartment is dark red with the gold embossed title. The other compartments contain a gold embossed leaf pattern within each compartment. Endpapers and pastedowns are made of hand marbled paper. "BAYNTUN. BINDER. BATH. ENG" can be found in small type on the back of the free endpaper in the top left corner. The first compartment on the spine has two light indentations. The front and back cover have a few light indentations, with the back cover having a cluster of them (possibly from a removal of a price sticker) in the upper left corner. All pages are clean and unmarked. Very Good / Very Good. Item #2021-L50

Price: $650.00

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