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Poems [Art Binding].

London: Folio Society, 1974/1977 [Binding 1981]. Second Printing/Unique Binding. Full Leather. Art binding by Julie H.B. Stackpole, a fine hand bookbinder based in mid-coast Maine. After getting a BA at Kirkland College, Julie Beinecke Stackpole studied bookbinding with Kathryn Gerlach in Vermont, in Ascona Switzerland, at the Camberwell School of Arts & Crafts in London, and with Roger Powell in England. She established her studio, the Merlicorn Bindery, on Nantucket in 1975, which she moved to Maine in 1985. She specializes in one-of-a-kind creative ne binding, all aspects of rare book restoration, and general hand bookbinding. A elegant example of this binder's earlier work. Fine in Fine Custom Slipcase. Hint of glue staining at rfep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Traditional full leather binding in emerald green Niger goatskin; geometric tooling across full cover in gilt and black; worked silk headbands, teg; endpapers in Japanese tissue over purple paste papers by the binder. Purple cloth rounded spine slipcase and sleeve, sleeve lined with felt, green leather spine label, gilt lettering. Small 8vo. 163pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index. Item #5458

Price: $1,500.00