fine binding

Seven Pillars of Wisdom, a triumph.
T. E. Lawrence

54 plates and four fold-out maps
First Trade Edition. 4to.
Jonathan Cape, London, 1935
257 x 193 x 56

Bound 2020 for George Bayntun georgebayntun.com – exhibited at FIRSTS London’s Rare Book Fair firstslondon.com (December 2020)

Full light tan goatskin, leather jointed endpapers and marbled doublure. Hand tooled in gold leaf. Gilt top edge in red gold leaf. Hand-sewn endbands.

fine binding

Radical – A catalogue of Art from a Socialist era

Bound 2020 for Edward Bayntun – Coward 

260 x 180 x 30

Full black goatskin, leather jointed endpapers and Chyogami doublure. Hand tooled in red/black coloured pigment foils. Hand painted edges in scarlet radiant watercolour. Title in red golf leaf. Hand-sewn endbands.

fine binding

Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Truman Capote

First Edition. 8vo
Random House, New York, 1958
235 x 175 x 20
Bound 2019

Full blue goatskin. Hand painted endpapers. Hand tooled in coloured pigment foils. Gilt edges in gold leaf. Hand sewn endbands.

fine binding

Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel. 
George Orwell

First Edition. 8vo.
Secker & Warburg, London, 1949
180 x 120 x 33

Bound 2020 for George Bayntun

Bound in full grey goatskin with marbled endpapers. Hand tooled and lettered in gold leaf and red pigment foil. Gilt edges in red gold leaf. Hand-sewn endbands.

fine binding

Brave New World. A Novel.
Aldous Huxley

First Edition. 8vo.
Chatto & Windus, London, 1932
173 x 115 x 31

Bound 2020 for George Bayntun – exhibited at FIRSTS London’s Rare Book Fair (December 2020)

Full black goatskin with crimson triangles inlays. Yellow/black onlays. Hand tooled in gold leaf and black pigment foil. Gilt edges in red gold leaf. Hand-sewn endbands. Clamshell box.

fine binding
fine binding
fine binding

Agatha Christie’s Novels
First Edition.

The Crime Club, W. Collins & Co, London, 1950
210 x 140 x 35
Bound 2020 for George Bayntun

Tan goatskin and Heritage Buckram black. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt and spine lettered in gold leaf. Hand-sewn endbands.

fine binding

Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Truman Capote 

Folio Society, London, 1956
200 x 160 x 25
Bound 2019

Full crimson goatskin. Hand painted endpapers. Gilt top edge in gold leaf. Hand tooled in gold leaf with scarlet labels. Hand-sewn endbands.

fine binding

The Silmarillion
J.R.R. Tolkien

Edited by Christopher Tolkien. 
First Edition. 8vo
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1977 
220 x 140 x 35

Bound 2020 for George Bayntun.

Full grey goatskin with Japanese handmade endpapers. Hand tooled and lettered in gold leaf. Gilt edges in gold leaf. Hand-sewn endbands.