Long Ago In Bangalore. Six Bookplates, Four Book-Marks & One Lovely …

VAN SANDWYK, Charles (author and illustrator). Long Ago In Bangalore. Six Bookplates, Four Book-Marks & One Lovely Poem.

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VAN SANDWYK, Charles (author and illustrator). Long Ago In Bangalore. Six Bookplates, Four Book-Marks & One Lovely Poem. North Vancouver; Charles Van Sandwyk Fine Arts. [2014].

8vo. Original antique gold card covers with onlaid pictorial plate, hand-stitched to spine; pp. [4]; an original poem printed after the artist's calligraphy and internally decorated with two substantial coloured illustrations featuring a dragon; with a neat gold card pocket to inner cover containing 6 different pictorial bookplates printed on card (9.5 x 15cm) and 5 different exquisite pictorial bookmarks, all by van Sandwyk; fine throughout.
Signed in ink by van Sandwyk to the title-page. This original poem, which celebrates the joy of books and reading was first printed in a limited edition by the Black Stone Press for the Alcuin Society's General Meeting on June 9th, 2014. This is its first appearance in book form.

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