Hansel and Grethel

 

The design comes from the brother and sisters' journey to the old lady’s house through the woods. It’s shrouded in trees so they can’t quite see what is waiting for them just beyond.

 

 

Red skin pocked goat skin leather with Japanese paper onlays. Gold foil surface gilding. Title is Japanese paper cut outs. Marbled pastedowns and flyleaves with leather hinges. Hand sewn silk endbands.