A Superlative Blank Album Binding in Creased and Chased Pewter and Morocco Leather: LALLIER, ... A Superlative Blank Album Binding in Creased and Chased Pewter and Morocco Leather: LALLIER, ... A Superlative Blank Album Binding in Creased and Chased Pewter and Morocco Leather: LALLIER, ...

A Superlative Blank Album Binding in Creased and Chased Pewter and Morocco Leather

LALLIER, Monique

Published by Summerfield, North Carolina: , ca. 1980, 1980
From David Brass Rare Books, Inc. (Calabasas, CA, U.S.A.)

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A Unique Art Binding in Creased Pewter by Monique Lallier[BINDINGS]. LALLIER, Monique (binder). A Superlative Blank Album Binding in Creased and Chased Pewter and Goatskin Leather. Summerfield, North Carolina. Square quarto (12 x 12 in; 305 x 305 mm). Forty-eight blank leaves interleaved with tissue guards.Bound by Monique Lallier ca. 1980 (stamp-signed in gilt on rear turn-in) with black goatskin to lower cover and spine, and creased pewter with chased open dots to upper cover. Green endpapers. Signed in ink by Monique Lallier on the last blank leaf. A stunning binding In pristine condition.Monique Lallier is an internationally recognized book binder and book artist. She began her studies in the 1960s in Montreal at Cotnoir Cappone School of Fashion & L'Art de la Reliure book binding school with Simone B. Roy. She continued on to Paris, with Roger Arnoult, Centro Del Bel Libro in Ascona, with Edwin Heim and Solothurn, Switzerland with Hugo Peller. Monique's work may be found in the collections of: McGill University, Montreal, St. Joseph Oratory in Montreal for the Pope Jean- Paul II, Louisiana State University, University of North Carolina, as well as many private collections in USA, Canada, Europe and Japan. She practices her craft full time from her studio in Summerfield, North Carolina.From Ms. Lallier, responding to our inquiry:"I made several of them for clients but I cannot recall for whom I made this one. Each album is unique. It is never the same design."A wonderful gift opportunity - something unique and very special. This fine album has many potential uses, including a wedding album, a guest album or even a very special 'scrap-album' akin to those so frequently used in the glorious days of the nineteenth century. Bookseller Inventory # 02865

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Title: A Superlative Blank Album Binding in Creased...

Publisher: Summerfield, North Carolina: , ca. 1980

Publication Date: 1980

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