Wildlife in a Southern County

  • By Richard Jefferies
  • Smith, Elder and Co., 1879
  • 185mm x 135mm x 45mm
  • Bound in 2010
  • Private Collection, UK

Green goatskin with miscellaneous leather and reverse-leather onlays in dark green, dark brown, light brown and maroon in the shape of trees
Hand-sewn outlines of trees using a combination of cotton and silk threads in miscellaneous colours including lilac, green, orange, white, yellow, grey and brown
Five, hand-pierced and lacquered brass trees
Brown paper doublures with line drawing of cover design, three of the tree outlines sewn with cotton thread in lime green, rust and beige
Brown acrylic painted top edge of text block

Lidded box covered in brown bookcloth
Elements of book design on front of box with title label
Felt-covered pads on the inside of the box to protect book cover

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Wildlife in a Southern County
Wildlife in a Southern County
Wildlife in a Southern County
Wildlife in a Southern County
Wildlife in a Southern County
Wildlife in a Southern County