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The British Sign Language Alphabet

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Bound by Nicky Oliver

The British Sign Language Alphabet

The text block contains 26 original printed illustrations of the Sign Language alphabet by Nicky Oliver. Hand printed using an 8 x 5 Adana Printing machine in Studio 2, Barnes. Zerkal White 145gsm (John Purcell Papers). Handset in 18 point Times italic and 12 point Times. Limited edition of 3.

The pink one - Unsupported link stitch with fraynot board attachments. Secondary sewing. Double core silk end bands. Hand dyed edges. Hand dyed with Hewit's aniline dyes on their Fair Goatskin with offset relief printing and multiple onlays. Foil hand finishing. Leather joints. Hand printed end papers and edge to edge doublures. Finished with a shellac based bookbinding varnish. Book comes with a pink Silvertex covered drop back solander box lined with suedel.

The big hand one - Hand sewn text block with a leather case binding. Hand dyed with Hewit's aniline dyes on their Fair Goatskin; offset relief printing, black line work and foil hand finishing. Hand dyed edges. Single core silk end bands. Hand printed end papers. Finished with a shellac based bookbinding varnish. The book comes with a leather entry slip case.

You can see more of Nicky's work on her web site, Black fox Bindery

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