Eight hinged folios, Index, Drop down panel box.
Each ‘Treasure’ folio contains a detailed composition inspired by a specific book within the collections of Guildhall Library. Discover the details of each book by matching the folio image to the Index thumbnail to locate it within the archives.
Coloured pencil, ink, brass hinges. Index bound with an adapted longstitch binding.
D 117mm x H 98mm x W 92mm
£ 900, unique volume signed by the artist
‘Treasure’ Special Edition Folios:
Order your own Special Edition fine art quality reproduction folio.
Printed on archival fine art 130gsm 100% cotton rag paper, mounted and accompanied with its Index page.
A unique presentation gift for book lovers of all kinds.
Folios with Index, Special Artist Edition £28
Dimensions: H 76mm x W 76mm / H 3″ x W 3″
Signed and numbered.
Inspired by John Stow’s original ‘Survay of London’. Detailed account of the buildings, social conditions and customs of London during the
sixteenth century, published 1603.
Inspired by Mr. Wm Shakespeare’s ‘Comedies, Histories & Tragedies’ First Folio Prepared by Heminges & Condell, printed by Blount & Jaggard of London. A timeless English classic, 1623.
Inspired by the ‘Nuremberg Chronicle’ a biblical paraphrase and world history illustrated with hundreds of richly detailed colour woodcuts by Hartmann Schedel, Michael Wolgemut, Wilhelm Pleydenwurff, 1493.
Inspired by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers’ historical collection containing many illustrated manuscripts and printed works.
Inspired by the ‘Rules and Instructions for Playing at Skittles’ published by a Society of Gentlemen as a London broadside, 1786.
Inspired by Robert John Thornton’s ‘Temple of Flora’ forming Volume III with full colour engravings, 1807.
Inspired by ‘London’s Dreadful Visitation’ Bills of Mortality comprising weekly statistics on disease and death by London Parish Clerks including the Great Plague, 1665.
Inspired by Lloyd’s Maritime collection and the Voyage Record Cards with detailed records of voyages, vessels, passengers, cargo, casualties, histories and incidents from 1741 – 1884.