As You Like It

Pictures courtesy of Ron Soloway. Commentary courtesy of Paul Jackson.

As You Like It

by William Shakespeare

Variant Binding not noted in McKenna.

The book  measures 10 1/2" x 8 1/8" and has 122 pages. The body of the text is Bruce Roman. The regular edition was bound in paper over boards with a suede spine or in an  Alicia binding and printed on Roycroft handmade paper. The limited edition of 100 was printed on Imperial Japan Vellum, bound 3/4 Levant and specially illuminated. Some of the 100 were also bound in 3/4 tooled leather according to McKenna. The book above is an unlimited edition in a binding variant not noted in McKenna. It is somewhat reminiscent of a Miriam binding but not exactly. The press work was by Otto Franz and the borders and designs were by Samuel Warner.
 

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