Cloth binding for a Kempis's ‘Imitation of Christ’

Talwin Morris


White vellum


This is one of the designer's most complicated covers, with a complex iconography. It is one of the rarest of his books.

Photograph by Gerald Cinamon and text by Simon Cooke. [Click on image to enlarge it, and mouse over the text for links.]

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