The Twelve of Hearts.
The Twelve of Hearts.
The Twelve of Hearts.
The Twelve of Hearts.
The Twelve of Hearts.
The Twelve of Hearts.
The Twelve of Hearts.
The Twelve of Hearts.
The Twelve of Hearts.
(Miniature Book)

The Twelve of Hearts.

Gould, Robert (illus.)

Boston: Bromer, Anne & David, 1982. 41ff. One of just thirty-six copies. A miniature manuscript consisting of twelve original watercolor designs on soft gray paper by Robert Gould, showing hearts embellished with symbolic designs. These include the Heart of the Rose Tree, the Heart of the Medusa, the Wooden Heart, and others, all influenced by emblematic books and mythological images. The titles for each heart have been calligraphed in red by Colleen Gould, a noted Boston-area calligrapher who served as the president of the Lettering Arts Guild in Boston. Bound in full vellum with exposed bands of red ribbon by David Bourbeau of the Thistle Bindery. The title is stamped in gold on the spine. Gilt a touch rubbed on spine and a small, light scuff to front board, else a fine copy of a beautiful miniature manuscript. (2 11/16 by 2 1/16; 68x53mm). Item #27201

Price: $950.00