Bound in full red Nigerian goat skin with five raised bands, the uppermost of which serves as the eyebrow ridge for a pair of glass eyes. Embroidered endbands of gray and yellow silk. Flyleaves marbled by the binders. 39 x 26 x 5 centimeters. Created 1988.
Don Rash was born in Dover, Delaware in 1952. He worked as binder/conservator at Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania from 1978 to 1986. During this time he and his wife Pam studied bookbinding and calligraphy with Trudi and Fritz Eberhardt. In 1986 they relocated to Lake Harmony in the Poconos. After Pamís death in 1989, Don moved the studio into the Wyoming Valley, where he continues to work.