JAMES REID-CUNNINGHAM
centuries

Design binding on:

Paul Needham, Twelve Centuries of Bookbindings, New York, 1979.

Bound in alum-tawed goatskin with boards lined with Formica.
Roma endsheets.
Sewn double-flexible on linen cords.
Boards laced on.
Edges sprinkled with black and red ink.
Reverse bead primary endbands.
Red and black silk doublecore secondary endbands.
Alum-tawed goatskin inner hinges.
Magenta kidskin inlays between the alum-tawed goatskin and Formica.
Onlays of black goatskin, and gold, bronze and pink kidskin.
Signed on lower board. Clamshell box.

12 3/8" x 9 3/8" x 1 3/4". 31.5 x 23.8 x 4.5 cm.

Bound in 1999-2000.

The following images illustrate the construction of this design binding.

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