The Tempest by William Shakespeare Leather Book Cover/Binding by Philip Smith. The binding is covered in goatskin, with maril and feather onlays. So much work must have gone into crafting this… it’s wonderfully beautiful.
Water (an anthology of poems). Bound by Scott K. Kellar in The mesmerizing interplay of reflected/refracted light with underwater objects, visually throbbing and magnified, is the theme of this design.
≈ Beautiful Antique Books ≈ François Louis Schmied, Le cantique des cantiques, translated by Ernest Renan (Paris: Schmied, Reproduced from the original in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Charlotte's Web by E. B. White Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in bright blue morocco, spider’s web blocked in silver foil across the boards, twin rule to turn-ins in silver, cream endpapers, silver edges. Black and white illustrations in the text. A fine copy