Hunter (H.L.) - Leaves of Gold


Hunter (H.L.) - Leaves of Gold

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H.L. Hunter: Leaves of Gold: An account of the Ancient Craft of Goldbeating and its Development into a Modern Industry. With drawings by John Minton. 4to, 70 [2]p, ill., 26 cm, London: George M. Whiley Limited, 1951.

Number 417 of "a private limited edition" (of 1,000 copies?). Introduction signed by Cecil Whiley. 11 full-page, 9 half-page and various smaller drawings by John Minton. Edition binding of cream cloth with goatskin lettering pieces on spine and upper board. Decorative slipcase with printed labels. A very good to fine copy.

"This book has been produced by Newman Neame Limited and designed by John Lewis ... Printed in Great Britain by the Chiswick Press. Paper made by Grosvenor Chater & Co Ltd. Bound by Leighton Straker Bookbinding Co. Ltd."

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