Stuart Brockman — The Lay of the Love and Death of Cornet Christopher Rilke
(Stuart Brockman) The Lay of the Love and Death of Cornet Christopher Rilke. By Rainer Maria Rilke. Kranich Publishers. 2009. Unique binding by: Stuart Brockman in 2009. 11.24” x 7.75” x .75”. Book covered in full transparent vellum over watercolour painting; gold and black tooling; gold lettering. Paste paper endleaves; all edges gilt; split board attachment with supported French groove. Housed in a velvet lined, red and black quarter leather box. Fine.
The watercolour design is an image of a battle scene as described within the text.
Winner of the Harmatan Leather Prize in the Designer Bookbinders competition 2009.