CLAES, Edgard. RUEDA, Salvador. ~ La Copula.
New edition of Rueda’s erotic novel with illustrations by Marina Arespacochaga. New edition of Rueda’s erotic 16.5 x 22 cms. Bound by Edgard Claes (signed beneath his stamp and dated 28/07/2011 on the final blank) in a bradel binding employing the structure from Otto Dorfner in Weimarwith sides of polycarbonate with a blue and rose flowing design, ornamented with small triangles andpink and light blue lines, the straps are covered with onlaid half ovals in polycarbonate decorated in pink with light blue triangles and lines on both sides, spine of rose snake skin, doublure of rose velourr, double endpapers of rose japanese paper, housed in his usual soft grey velvet case. In fine condition.
Exquisitely executed by the international prize-winning Belgian binder Edgard Claes (b. 1954), who is also a brother in the Order of the Holy Cross. The detailed and intricate pattern is very typical of his extraordinary work. He is no longer binding.