JIN HU: Open
JIN HU, China
On the Origin of Species
Charles Darwin, with illustrations by Paul Landacre
(New York: The Heritage Press, 1963)
270 x 197 x 146 mm
Full leather binding with laced-on boards.
Covered in hand-dyed green goatskin, with various onlays and tooling, and three magnetic panels on the recto that open to show drawings by the binder.
Edge-to-edge leather doublures, with suede flyleaves.
Hand-sewn silk endbands.
Titled on spine.