about this piece
About this piece:
This is a full leather fine binding of To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Rebound by hand from an edition originally published by Easton Press, this piece features leather onlays, lacunose, foil and blind tooling, hand-sewn silk end bands, and decorated edges using acrylic, gold leaf and palladium.
paper, mill board, thread, leather, acrylic, foil, metal leaf
About the artist:
Rebecca Métois is a recent graduate of the North Bennet Street School Bookbinding program in Boston, MA. She also holds an MFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute, and an MS in Library and Information Science with a concentration in Archives Management from Simmons College. Rebecca has completed internships at the Congregational Library, Harvard University, Dartmouth College, and most recently, for the National Park Service, where she performed conservation treatments on books from the John Quincy Adams House and Franklin Delano Roosevelt House.
I received an MS in Library and Information Science from Simmons College in Boston, MA.