Black Red Goth
Here is the real treasure of imagination - books that people wished
into existence, every one unique, every one magical. Some of these books
are made from specialised materials such as emu leather (to look like
dragon scales), real silver, amber, keys, feathers, dreams.
A5 - 312 pages. Hand carved kangaroo leather, cover
is one piece hand dyed blood red panels with black corners and
spine. Book closes by winding black hand-plaited kangaroo
thonging around carved pewter four-leaf clover button with
steel shaft. Strap is New Zealand calf leather. Black and batik
Cover: 158mm W x 220mm H (6.25 x 8.68in). Page: 148mm W x 210mm
H (5.88 x 8.25in).
Commission: Ben McCallum (Adelaide, Australia) 10 Jun 2004 - 15