The Birds of North America
by J. J. Studer. 1888
Bound by Minsky 1975
14" x 11"

Reverse Calf with salted Pheasant skin sewn onto front cover with linen thread; doublures of reverse Nigerian Goatskin, handpainted flyleaves; cord image under spine leather.
In 1975 this book was the center of a major controversy at a Guild of BookWorkers' exhibit in New Haven. You might enjoy The story of this book's trip to Yale.

Read about this binding in Rose Slivka's Review.

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