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The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

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Bound by James and Stuart Brockman, 2018

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer
Kelmscott Press, 1896

Bound in English quarter sawn oak and Hewit's Alum tawed pigskin.

Book collated, taken down and re-sewn on five double linen cords; spine glued with gelatine and shaped; quarter sawn oak boards made up and laced on; coloured thread end-bands sewn; spine lined with cotton and alum-tawed fleshings; spine covered in alum-tawed pigkin; book tooled in blind and lettered with gold leaf using individual hand letters designed by Emery Walker.

Velvet lined, quarter black goat-skin box, also tooled with gold leaf using individual hand letters designed by Emery Walker.

"To bind this important book we chose to use techniques and materials that are sympathetic to the book and the philosophy of the Arts and Crafts movement."

You can visit Brockman Bookbinders at www.brockmanbookbinders.org

 

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