CHANDLER (MARGARET) The Book of Jonah... with Engravings on Wood by David Jones, NUMBER 278 OF 300 COPIES on J. Green mould-made paper, Rampant Lions Press of Cambridge for Clover Hill Editions, Douglas Cleverdon, 1979
Lot 195
CHANDLER (MARGARET)
The Book of Jonah... with Engravings on Wood by David Jones, NUMBER 278 OF 300 COPIES on J. Green mould-made paper, Rampant Lions Press of Cambridge for Clover Hill Editions, Douglas Cleverdon, 1979
Sold for £ 3,125 (US$ 4,152) inc. premium

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DESIGNER BOOKBINDINGS
The Property of Dr John Burton
CHANDLER (MARGARET)
The Book of Jonah... with Engravings on Wood by David Jones, NUMBER 278 OF 300 COPIES on J. Green mould-made paper, from an overall edition of 410 copies, title in green and black, 13 wood-engravings printed from the original 1926 David Jones wood-blocks, specially bound in dark blue and black goatskin by Margaret Chandler (stamped initials at rear), the covers with knotted black leather straps and thick thread representing a ship's rigging, g.e., housed in original padded cloth solander box, title in gilt on black and brown leather spine label, large 8vo, Rampant Lions Press of Cambridge for Clover Hill Editions, Douglas Cleverdon, 1979

Footnotes

  • Margaret Chandler obtained her Diploma in Fine Binding and Book Restoration from the Camberwell School of Art and was elected a Fellow of Designer bookbinders in 1984. Her work has been exhibited widely in the UK and internationally, and examples can be found in the V & A, The Keatley Trust, the Lilley Library and Nymiten University. Ill health led to her retirement from binding in 1999.

    Provenance: Purchased from the binder in 1994.
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