The Songlines
by Bruce Chatwin
Illustrations by Simon Pemberton
Published by The Folio Society
288 pages
225 x 155mm
Bound by Glenn Malkin 2011
 
Winner of the Shepherds Falkiner Fine Papers Prize in the Designer Bookbinders annual competition 2011.
 
Bound in full dark blue goatskin with back pared leather onlaid design. Background airbrushed with leather dye and tooled with real gold foil in an accurate representation of the stars of the southern hemisphere. The primary stars of  the Southern Cross are tooled in silver.Edge decorated in acrylics representing the Australian landscape. Full tan leather doublures and goat suede end papers. Hand sewn endbands.
 
Presented in a drop back box lined with suede and title to the front cover.
 
In private collection (UK)