Florence de Rheims



13 x 9 inches

Superbly Bound in full brown niger with subtle Guild design in blind and impressed in darker colour, this is one of the larger bindings to be produced by the Guild. Letterpress by G P Warner, title page designed by Temple Ovenston. There is a pencil note on the rear blank end paper that indicates the binder: "des. F. de R,” i.e. Florence de Rheims, one the most accomplished and important of all the Guild of Women Binders’ artisans.

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