Bound by: Mark Cockram

A Clockwork Orange

London: Heineman, 1970. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine.


With bookplate signed by Burgess tipped in. Cockram’s binding reflects the dystopia of violence, coercion, coincidence, and comeuppance in Burgess’ classic novel. Disappearing Bradel binding with hand dyed fair goat spine. Endbands hand sewn in English silk with full edge decoration. Hand printed and colored end papers and doublures with hand dyed leather joints. Semi double boards with hand dyed fair goat to all edges of the inner boards. Mixed media boards lined with 100% kozo (mulberry) paper and covered in up to five layers of collage, including hand-printed original artwork, with leading edges of leather under the collage. Blind tooled with the binders’ mark on the front board. Housed in a two tray drop back box. Bound by Mark Cockram in 2014. 13.5cm x 20.2cm.

Price: $4,800

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