Bacon [The Essays of Bacon]. BINDING, Bacon, Francis.
Bacon [The Essays of Bacon]

Bacon [The Essays of Bacon].

London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1903.

8vo. Contemporary Arts and Craft binding of full tan morocco, covers tooled in gilt with wide floral border surrounding central panel of dots grouped in threes, spine with raised bands and six compartments, lettered in one, the rest gilt with floral tools, a.e.g., signed in gilt on rear turn-in “19 E.W. 04.” Light wear to spine ends and corners. Item #300207

An Arts and Craft binding by one E.W., who is perhaps the American Ellen Woolrich. She exhibited her bindings in the 1903 Arts & Craft Exhibition Society show (cf. Tidcombe, Women Bookbinders, p. 173).

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