Paper binding for ‘New Vegetarian Dishes’

Gleeson White


Paper binding

6½ x 5½ inches

This is a preparatory design in pen, ink and pencil. The titles are yet to be inserted, which Gleeson White normally did later when he was working on the proof. The dynamic image presented here is typically animated as the artist recaptures the vitality of natural growth and makes a dull subject seem appealing.

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Photograph and text by Simon Cookeand reproduced with permission of the Houghton Library, Harvard University

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