Christmas Eve

Book and pictures courtesy of Stephen and Paulette Modiano. Comments by Paul Jackson.

Christmas Eve

by Robert Browning, 1899

Illumined by Annie McMillan

#30 of 50

This book measures 7 7/8" x 5 1/2" and has 81 pages. The body of the text is in Old Style Antiqua printed on Boxmoor paper. The regular and a limited edition of this book were bound in suede. The edition shown above was printed on Imperial Japan Vellum, hand illumined, and bound 3/4 Levant. Some copies of the regular edition were also hand illuminated and signed by the illuminator. According to McKenna, there were a few copies which were illuminated and bound in hand tooled vellum but his bibliography does not list any of these books as being bound in 3/4 leather.

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