The Fall of The House of Usher
by Edgar Allen Poe
Published by Halcyon Press, 1930
Bound by Glenn Malkin, 2017
 
Winner of the Hewit's Prize for the Use of Leather, Designer Bookbinders Annual Competition, 2017
 
The binding represents the crumbling masonry of the House falling into the adjacent tarn, which reflects the’ blood red moon’.
The title and author are also tooled tumbling down the cover. Hints of reds and blues reflect both the danger and the cold melancholy of the story. 
Distressed full black goat over textured boards. Under-panels of red goat leather, one with craquele detail. Tooled with the title and author in red foil
Full leather doublures and reverse suede end papers.
Presented in a bespoke drop-back box.
 
Available for sale - PRICE: £1,000