Item Details

Water [Design Binding].

Oldham, UK: Incline Press, 2008. 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 grey and dark sea-green goatskins; onlays of various leathers, all embossed with lino-cuts (representing various elements of water-sea, clouds, rain, streams, waves, currents); in blind lettering at spine; sewn on raised bands, endpages marbled by the binder, leather hinges, colored topstain, hand-sewn headbands; matching archival box, hand-marbled title page (wave-form). 8vo. np. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Errata tipped in. Item #6550

Price: $2,450.00