The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite

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Bound by Rachel Ward Sale

The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite
Translator: F.L. Lucas
Publisher: The Golden Cockerel Press, England
Edition number: 111/750
Publication Date: 1948
Illustrator: Severin, Mark
322 x 197 x 14mm

Panel binding using Hewit's Faircalf, dyed in earth tones and decorated with impressed or printed cloth, with areas of gilded paper left visible. Printed calf doublures and paper flyleaves.

Inspired by broken Greek pottery and the Japanese technique 'Kintsugi' where precious metals are applied to a repair to enhance it.

Rachel and her work can be found at Bookbinders of Lewes


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