Water Lane

Katharine Middleton

Frontispiece by Mary Norman

The Mandeville Press

1976

Limited edition on 240 copies

22,5 cm x 15,5 cm

One-section put on a meeting guard and built to a Bradelbinding with a 1-mm joint.

Finished in petrolblue Hahnemühle paper.

A collage of paper “ton sur ton” is used as an onlay on the outside and inside of the boards. The paper is coloured with airbrush.

Tooled multicolore foil connects the different layers of paper.

Title verticaly gilded on the front board.

The book is kept in a paper box.

The paper is designed and the box is made by Annelies Ploemen.

Water Lane

“Het Daghet in den Oosten, en twee andere balladen.”

Introduction by Dr. M. Deruelle.

Woodcuts by V. Stuyvaert.

Edited by “Het Willems – Fonds.” Gent, May MCMXXXVI.

Binding:

19,6 cm. x 14,3 cm.

Full leather binding in black Boxcalf.

Before covering the glossy leather was partly matt sanded on rough wood to create a scale of colours grey.

The leather was further decorated (combination of painting, tooling and sanding) within the two rectangles on both boards.

The 4 corners of the rectangle on the front board have self decorated paper inlays.

Title on both boards and back in red Oesser foil.

Double headbands in 2 colours silk.

Doublures in black suède, flyleaves in red Duvall paper.

“j.j.camps” in red Oesser foil on the left lower end of the doublure of the back board.

Kept in a pliable box of black board.

Het daghet in den oosten

Anonieme studies.

3 pencil drawings of faces.

Early 20th century, no signature.

8,2 cm. x 6,3 cm.

A flexible one – section binding in natural cow leather.

The leather was dyed on the fleshside to create a hazy effect.

Blind tooled lines over the whole binding, title on the front board, small accents and parts of lines tooled with Oesserfoils.

The book is kept in a pliable box of thin soft yellow board.

​Anonieme studies.

Raymond Quinot.

Ciel blue.

1953, “La Maison du Poète” at Van Doorslaer in Brussel.

19,6 cm x 16,9 cm.

The complete edition consist of 500 not numbered copies.

Handwritten dedication of the autor on the French title leaf.

“Edelpapband” in yellow Duvalpapier. On both boards a collage of self colored Cansonpaper laid in.

A same collage was cut in and put over the back in a hollow way. By using this method the back of the binding changes its form every time the binding is manipulated.

Title and name of the autor are tooled with Oesserfoil on the boards.

The book is bound on meeting guards, is finished with leather headbands and is kept in a pliable box of black Canford.

Ciel Blue

Raymond Quinot.

La IXe croisade.

1949, Aux Editions du C.E.L.F. au 92 de la rue Léopold à Malines en Belgique.

19,6 cm x 16,4 cm.

“Edition originale sur 500 exemplaires” this is copy 38/50 with a handwritten poem bound in and a handwritten dedication of the autor on the French title leaf.

“Edelpapband” in blue Duvalpaper. Boards in relief, on the lower part self colored paper (a combination of car lacquers, leather dey’s and chalk) on black Hahnemühle paper.

The self colored paper continues on the inside of the boards and the fly leaves.

Title and name of the autor are tooled with Oesserfoil on the boards in a vertical way. Small points tooled on the back and both boards complete the decoration.

The book is bound on meeting guards, is finished with leather headbands and is kept in a pliable box of black Canford.

La IXe Croissade

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