Design binding on:
Plays of Shakespeare, London, 1825.
Pierced vellum binding with alum-tawed goatskin spine.
Original sewing and gilt edges retained.
New Roma laid paper endsheets.
Front bead silk endbands.
Tooled in gold and colored foil.
Titled in gold on a black goatskin “pull strap” across the spine.
Signed in gold on the lower pastedown.
Tyvek single-tray enclosure.
3 1/8” x 2 1/8” x 5/8”.
8 x 5.4 x 1.5 cm.
Date of binding: 2010-2011