Cuts of Craft Workers

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Bound by Nicky Oliver

Jost Amman's Cuts of Craft Workers
Introduction by Veronica Speedwell

A beautiful text block printed and published by Incline Press. It contains 63 woodcut illustrations of craft workers from the 16th Century, printed on Magnani paper.

Unsupported link stitch with a fraynot hinge board attachments. Secondary sewing. Single leather core silk end bands. Top edge hand dyed, remaining edges deckled. Dyed with Hewit's aniline dyes on their natural calfskin with offset relief printing. Multiple foil hand finishing and black line work. Calfskin leather joints. Hand printed end papers and edge to edge doublures. Finished with a shellac based bookbinding varnish. Book comes with a full cloth drop back solander box lined with suedel and leather label.

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

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