Liber Bestiarum

Joe Whitlock Blundell and Kate Grimwade, Production Directors at the Folio Society, came to us with this project.

It was a huge job, with an immensely complex blocking combination on both the cover and the spine. Phil achieved an extraordinary result, making a total of 10 passes on the blocker - five to the front and five to the spine - onto a red grained goatskin.

The end result is an exquisite design.

This facsimile edition of one of the most stunning bestiaries from the mid-13th century is now housed in the Bodleian Library.

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Liber Bestiarum