Binding for “The Story of Rosina”
Hugh Thomson, designer; unsigned
Elaborate gilt blocking on smooth, dark green cloth; the book was also issued in red and blue, with a dust-wrapper repeating the design.
7¼ x 4¾ inches
A typically rustic scene, characteristically using the hieratic designs of stacked forms and elaborated interlaces that were favoured by Thomson.
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Photograph and text by Simon Cooke
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