The Ocean World Abdulmohsin Al Sheikh
The Ocean World of Abdulmohsin Al Sheikh
Forward by Tom Campbell
John Balkwill/ Lumino Press, 2003
Bound at BookLab II, San Marcos, Texas
24.9 cm x 28.7 cm x 2.4 cm
Deluxe edition of 50 copies. Bound from printed and collated sheets in a tight-back binding, sewn on five raised cords with laced on boards. Quarter black Chieftain goatskin with sides of Layered Indigo Day paper handmade by Cave Paper. Elaborate blind tooling on leather includes line work following the contour of the raised bands, which end at cord lacings on the boards, punctuated by a decorative stamp design. Silhouette of a hammerhead shark is stamped in matte silver on a leather label applied between the second and third spine bands. Gray Roma endpapers; custom made blue leather endbands.