DESIGNER BINDINGS Peter Pauper's Limerick Book... illustrated by Herb Roth, BOUND BY LORI SAUER, T. Foulis, 1920; and 2 others, an edition of Shakespeare's Poems bound by ANN THORNTON in black tooled goatskin, and an empty photograph album bound by JENNI GREY in grey suede, 8vo and 4to (6)
Lot 200
DESIGNER BINDINGS
Peter Pauper's Limerick Book... illustrated by Herb Roth, BOUND BY LORI SAUER, [1954?]; and 5 other designer bindings
Sold for £ 1,125 (US$ 1,435) inc. premium

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DESIGNER BOOKBINDINGS
The Property of Dr John Burton
DESIGNER BINDINGS
Peter Pauper's Limerick Book... illustrated by Herb Roth, BOUND BY LORI SAUER, the boards covered with a zig-zag patterned paper with strips of green leather and interweaving multi-coloured threads, open sewed spine, in green cloth box, with folding flaps which fasten with thread wrapping around a button, New York, Pauper Press, [1954?]--MCGOUGH (ROGER) Crocodile Puzzles, full-page illustrations by Christian Hasucha, number 150 of 190 copies, signed by the author and artist, BOUND BY LESLEY GOULD, full blue-green textured leather with protruding scale-like design on covers, suede doublures, green cloth solander box lined with padded silk, New Pyramid Press, 1984--WILDE (OSCAR) De Profundis, BOUND BY ANN THORNTON, black goatskin with silver rules and inlays of blue leather and grey material, black leather-backed cloth solander box, titled on spine, Folio Society, 1991--Northern Numbers... from certain Living Scottish Poets, BOUND BY TRACEY ROWLEDGE, terracotta goatskin with all-over pattern of thick blind-tooled jumbled lines, black cloth solander box with leather spine label, T. Foulis, 1920; and 2 others, an edition of Shakespeare's Poems bound by ANN THORNTON in black tooled goatskin, and an empty photograph album bound by JENNI GREY in grey suede, 8vo and 4to (6)

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  • Provenance: Lesley Gould binding purchased from the binder; the remainder all purchased at the Designer Bookbinders exhibition, Alistair Gill Gallery, Bristol, 1996.
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