LUKE HORNUS: Open
Highly Commendable, Unique Structure
LUKE HORNUS, United Kingdom
Destiny, a novel in pictures
(New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1930)
203 x 178 x 33 mm
“Schicksal” structure, with removable board-covers.
Bound in black goat skin, with inset Chinese-ink illustrations by binder, on vellum.
Doublures of inset Chinese-ink illustrations on vellum, and paper flyleaves that match the paper pastedown on the removable cover, these hand-dyed by binder.
All edges graphite with title lettered on head, subtitle lettered on foredge, and author’s name lettered on tail.
Hand-sewn silk endbands.
Foredge painting by binder.