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Anelftu Dragonfly

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A5 - 624 pages (oversize). Hand dyed green kangaroo leather with pewter dragonfly on carved and painted gold bullrush/cattail design. The word "Anelftu" is carved above the dragonfly and a seven-pointed faerie star below. The four ornate sterling silver book corners were inspired by the Celestial Dragon clasp and resemble bugs which tie in with the dragonfly design. The spine features a seven-pointed faerie star and two bullrush designs with a small flying dragonfly.
   The book is sewn in French style with two reinforcing ribbons, Oxford hollow back and spinal insert. Special gold headbands. Silver satin tasselled bookmark. Green and cream abaca endpapers (cream side dominant).
Cover: 158mm W x 220mm H (6.25 x 8.68in).
Page: 148mm W x 210mm H (5.88 x 8.25in). Weight: 1.157kg (2.55lb).
International Order: Barrie Goshko (California) 06 Feb 2005 - 24 Apr 2005

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