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    A Beautiful Fine Art Binding by Don E. Sanders of Austin, Texas

    [Don E. Sanders, art binder]. John Muir. Heaven on Earth. Explorations into the Wilderness. With Wood Engraving Illustrations Executed by Charles D. Jones. Austin: Press Intermezzo, 1998.

    One of only thirty copies printed for participants in the Lone Star Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers Bookbinding Exhibition of 1999. Octavo. [x], [146] pages.
    Prize-winning binding of full harlequin leather (favoring greens and blues) of an arboreal scene with several pieces of goatskin onlays, with multi-colored tooling on front cover, front cover lettered in red and blue. Endpapers of colored Japanese bark paper (blue endpapers in front, green endpapers in back). Spine very lightly sunned, else a superb example of the bookbinder's craft. Housed in cloth clamshell box with bark paper lining. This book comes with the exhibition catalog of the aforementioned event.


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