The Tragicall History of Dr Faustus

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Bound by Rachel Ward Sale

The Tragicall History of Dr Faustus by Christopher Marlowe
The Golden Hours Press 1932
Limited edition, 53/200
Illustrator, Blair Hughes-Stanton
Bound 2009 - 280 x 200mm

Bound in impressed red Pentland goat leather with dark red back pared onlays and multicoloured blocked and impressed cushioned onlays. Gold and blind tooling. Red Pentland goat doublures with gold and blind tooling and coloured onlays. Blue Japanese paper flyleaves, red Japanese paper endpapers. The design for this binding is based on scanned images of feathers reflecting the images of angels in the illustrations.

Rachel and her work can be found at Bookbinders of Lewes