Barbara Korbel

Brewyn, Illinois

West with the Night
Beryl Markham
North Point Press, 1983

Fine Binding

Blue goatskin over laced on boards. Yellow and light blue leather onlays with marble paper inserts and brass "flight" attachments. A classic 1930's memoir by the first woman to fly the Atlantic from east to west. Dark leather represents the night flight across the ocean as blind tooled arrows illustrate the journey.
5-3/8 x 8-1/8 x 1"

BARBARA KORBEL comes to the book arts with a background in the visual arts, a love of books and reading, and a desire to combine the two. She works as the Collections Conservator for the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries at The Art Institute of Chicago.

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