My eye fell on a beautiful edition of King Lear by the Circle Press, with nine original etchings by Christopher Kent. Despite the fact that the book is already dating from 1973, it is still enchanting. The paper, the printing, the layout and not to forget 9 amazing etching, .. Everything about this book is beautifully done, .. now an appropriate binding.
In de aankondiging van de International Bookbinding Competition 2013 was het volgende te lezen:
In the announcement of the International Bookbinding Competition 2013 you could read the following:
It is with great pleasure that Designer Bookbinders announces the 2nd International Bookbinding Competition in association with Mark Getty and the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford. There will be no ‘set book’. Instead the competition will have the theme of Shakespeare. The binder may choose any edition of Shakespeare’s work in any language. They can choose his dramas, his poetic works, a single play or a collected volume, or a text relating to his life and work.More/Meer info:
Ik moest dus op 'jacht' gaan naar een eigen boek,...
So I had to "hunt" my own book, ...