To the Lighthouse

by

Virginia Woolf

photos by Shannon Tofts

execution of design (on boards) by Claude Ribal, Paris

The Hogarth Press, London 1927

(first edition)

192 x 132 x 45 mm

Full leather binding in tan goatskin with green sewn silk headbands, leather joints, and green bord-à-bord doublures, and light yellow flyleaves. The book is housed in a chemise and lives in a slipcase.

 

The book's design is tooled with silver foil and fifteen shades of coloured pigment foil (1x white, 1x mauve, 2x grey, 2x blue, 3x yellow, and 4x red). Special guest: transparent pearl foil. The chemise is inlaid with blue grey paper and tooled with three shades silver foil. The chemise is inlaid with blue grey paper and tooled with three shades of silver foil. The slipcase is covered with the same paper and lined with mauve Alcantara. All papers used are hand-dyed.