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Woman in Detail

by Miller, Patrick

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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1947. Severin, Mark. Octavo. 64pp. From an edition of 550, this is one of 100 copies printed on Arnold's English mould-made paper and specially bound. Signed by the author and the illustrator. Six drawings by Mark Severin depict larger-than-life, almost deific, women, whose bodies and heads appear to be as much landscape as figure, with the tiny people around them evoking the Lilliputians of Gulliver's Travels. Patrick Miller's text offers a literary exploration of their forms, from toe to head. His exposition adopts the tone of the casual but eager philosopher, offering artistic instruction through historical, sensual, and and aesthetic lenses. Uniquely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in quarter navy morocco with yellow leather over boards, gilt spine titling, and pocket on rear paste-down for an extra suite of illustrations. Mild toning and rubbing to spine, else near fine in aslipcase that has a small ink stain near opening. T.e.g.


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Woman in Detail
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Severin, Mark
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Bromer Booksellers specializes in rare and beautiful books. Owned and operated by Anne Bromer, who has been in the business of fine books for over fifty years, our shop carries a range of important private press books, designer bookbindings, illustrated books, children's books, and miniature books.


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Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
The paste-down is the portion of the endpaper that is glued to the inner boards of a hardback book. The paste-down forms an...[more]

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