Art Deco bookbindings to dazzle their way out of your bookcase and into your hand. Very geometric in stunning colors. British. Sybil Pye, bookbinder (1879-1958).

"Religio Medici, Urn Burial, Christian Morals and other essays", written by Sir Thomas Browne.
“Religio Medici, Urn Burial, Christian Morals and other essays”, written by Sir Thomas Browne. Published in 1940. Goat skin tooled in gold. Image © The British Library. Fair use license. via http://www.herringbonebindery.com/blog/2012/09/09/bookbinder-of-the-month-sybil-pye-3/
"Ballades and Miscellaneous Poems" by Francois Villon. Bound in 1928.
“Ballades and Miscellaneous Poems” by Francois Villon. Bound in 1928. Published by Eragny Press. Red goatskin with onlays in green and tooled in gold. Image © The British Library. Fair use license. via http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/bookbindings/LargeImage.aspx?RecordId=020-000005142&ImageId=ImageId=42176&Copyright=BL
"The Little School," a book of poetry written by Thomas Sturge Moore.
“The Little School,” a book of poetry written by Thomas Sturge Moore. Published by Eragny Press. Bound in 1916. Green goatskin with vellum inlays and gold tooling. Image © the British Library. Fair use license. via http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/bookbindings/LargeImage.aspx?RecordId=020-000003674&ImageId=ImageId=41442&Copyright=BL
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