The Woman  Destroyed


Simone de Beauvoir

Collins, London 1969

(first edition in English)
195 x 130 x 27 mm

now to be found in the collection:

Eccles, USA

Full leather binding in dark aubergine goat. Gilt tooling in three shades of gold leaf on the boards. Spine is devided in 6 panels by crossed tooled green lines by and has the title in gilt in the second compartment. Silk sewn headbands, leather joints, endpapers light blue.

The book is accompanied by chemise and slipcase covered in grey paper and tooled in pink and green and gold. All papers used are hand-dyed.

bound 2010