The Garden

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Bound by Susan Hulme

The Garden
By Vita Sackville-West
Illustrations by Broome Lynne
Published by Gresham Press, London, 1946
No.332/750 signed by Author
235 x 111 x 18mm

Bound in white Alum-Tawed goatskin with Pigskin and Stingray onlays. Embossed design, tooled with white and pearl foils. Hand-sewn silk endbands. Top edge gilt.

"This design binding pays homage to the famous 'White Garden' at Sissinghurst Castle, home of Vita Sackville-West. The night garden, illuminated by the moon in mid-summer provides a luminous narrative of light and shadow. Here on the delphinium petals, whites blend with moon beams of subtlety, a deeper conversation with the 'elegiac hoot of an owl'.

Susan Hulme is a visual artist and fine book binder. Raised in the rolling hills of rural Tennessee, it was there that she learned to work with her hands and developed a strong connection to the elements of beauty. A graduate at the American Academy of Bookbinding, her contemporary design bindings have been exhibited in the United States, Canada and Europe.

For additional information please contact via email - susan@susanhulmebooks.com


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