Lot 15: (BOOK ARTS / FINE BINDINGS.) Hassal, W. O. The Holkham Bible Picture Book.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (BOOK ARTS / FINE BINDINGS.) Hassal, W. O. The Holkham Bible Picture Book. 84 collotypes, including some in color. Folio, specially bound by desmond yardley, in full crimson levant morocco with four thick vertical gilt bands along covers, dividing panels of non-concentric gilt and blind-stamped circles within a larger circles that meet each other, signed by him, and dated on the rear turn-in, gilt-lettered spine; custom chemise of half black morocco gilt and printed boards, and a matching lined slipcase with wooden edges. Second Edition, printed on Arnold & Foster hand-made vellum. London: The Dropmore Press, 1954