Binding in navy blue cloth gilt

Unknown designer


Gilt blocking on embossed blue cloth

10 x 6 ¾ inches

Once the year’s issues had been completed the magazine was reprinted on better quality paper and published in the form of a stout gift book with an embossed binding and gilt lettering on the upper board. The example shown here is an unusual survivor in that most annuals have lost their original binding.

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  • Photograph and text by Simon Cooke

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