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Around the World in Eighty Days [Design Binding].

New York: Heritage Press, 1962. Limited Edition/Unique Binding. Hardcover. 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. Fine in Fine Archival Case. Tight, bright and unmarred. Full leather binding in wine goatskin spine and tips (like a traditional 19th century binding); blue and purple goatskin boards in shape of the world; British Isles in leather onlays; gilt and in blind lettering and decorative elements (circles for each of 80 days and trace route); vintage 19th century marbled paper endpages (also used in archival box); leather hinges; sewn on raised bands, hand-sewn headbands; matching archival case. 8vo. 268pp. Illus. (color plates). Item #6549

Price: $2,750.00