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Ratcliffe, Stephen

Jewelled bindings by Sangorski & Sutcliffe on The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Stephen Ratcliffe. [S.l., s.n.], 2011.


A collection of illustrations of some of the Jewelled Bindings by Sangorski's on this most favoured of subjects - the Rubaiyat - all but two with a peacock - is supplementary to the illustrations of - the great masterpieces of English trade bookbinders Ratcliffe was able to include in Chapter Four of "Hidden Treasures". They are of necessity black and white - some dating back to 1909 - and are accompanied by descriptions, as detailed as possible, of each binding on the facing page.