West With the Night - by Beryl Markham
North Point Press, Illustrated Edition.
San Francisco, 1987.
Private Collection, US
French-style fine binding with laced-in boards. Bound in beige goatskin. Bi-plane stamped in gold foil. Plane path hand-tooled in blind with gilt dots. Title and author hand-tooled across spine in gold leaf. Leather wrapped endbands in lilac goatskin. Spanish Marbled paper paste downs and Zerkall Ingres endpapers. Dedication plate printed on Mohawk superfine white and adhered to paste down.
22.9cm x 16cm x 2.9cm – Completed in 2016