Glenn Malkin Design Bindings

The Periodic Table 

By Primo Levi
Published by The Folio Society (2011)
Bound by Glenn Malkin 2012

Bound in full goatskin with onlays of black and crimson goat. Tooled design in gold foil. Leather doublures continuing the design inside the boards. Suede endpapers. Hand sewn silk endbands. Edges decorated with acrylics and sprinkled gold leaf. 
Presented in a bespoke suede lined drop-back box.

The design is taken from a section of the book describing an effervescent chemical reaction and the tooling incorporates the Star of David representing the author 'hiding' his Jewish faith 'in plain sight'.

Available for sale
Price: £850 plus postage