BINDING BY JOANNE SONNICHSEN

Le Lit La Table

Geneva: Editions des Trois Collines, (1944). First edition. First edition, a numbered copy on vergé paper. Bound by Joanne Sonnichsen, a coptic-style binding, utilizing the most ancient structure as an experimental modern binding, with her own paste-paper boards, the bottom edges strengthened with leather strips, onlays of dyed vellum, top edge sprinkled, decorated paper endsheets, clamshell box. The binding was made for an exhibition at the Museé de la Reliure in Granville (France) in 1997. The binder's article about her experiments with the coptic structure, "Playing with Structure: A 4th-Century Form for a 20th-Century Binding,"appeared in Bookways: A Quarterly for the Book Arts, Nos. 13 & 14, October 1994-January 1995, pp. 70-72. Item #18798

Price: $2,000.00

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