A5 - 310 pages. Three limited edition handmade copies
of Sham El Nesseem by Claude M. Mills - an autobiography
that follows a family's journey from the turmoil of revolutionist
Egypt to settlement in Australia, and one boy's transition into
adulthood. Written as a Christmas gift for two sons.
Reverse carved kangaroo leather with gold title
and author's name on cover and spine. Simple line border for corners
and spine. The back cover shows two Feluccas - narrow, swift,
sailing boats with triangular lateen sails used on the Nile River.
Text and full colour photographs printed on photo quality inkjet
paper using pigment inks. Overstitch style binding for single
printed sheets, flat spine. Special gold headbands.
Book 1 - London Brown (London Tan and Light Brown),
honey brown elephant hide endpapers.
Book 2 - Ocean Blue (Turquoise, Light Blue and Navy
Blue), blue elephant hide endpapers.
Book 3 - Burgundy (Red, Light Brown and Burgundy),
rose elephant hide endpapers.
Cover: 154mm W x 219mm H H x 42mm D (6.06 x 8.62 x 1.65in).
Page: 142mm W x 207mm H (5.59 x 8.15in). Weight: approx. 0.750kg
Commission: Claude M. Mills (Adelaide, Australia) 22 Jul 2006
- 25 Dec 2006