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Dear Diana and fellow listers
The binding of 'The Tales of Beedle the Bard' was commissioned from Hamilton and Inches, who are better known as silversmiths. There's a full description in the catalogue of the Sotheby's sale, and a press release available on their homepage at www.sothebys.com
Best wishes
Nancy Campbell
> Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2007 18:59:22 -0800> From: dkbritt@xxxxxxxxxxx> Subject: J.K. ROWLING'S HANDMADE BOOK> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Now we've gotten over our initial shock at the $4 million price tag for > J.K. Rowling's handwritten and illustrated book > (http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5g4tnQ0Bx8HAfoNUdvUc27vb5QZ7gD8TGMR8O3), > does anyone know who did the binding? It's quite lovely, but even the > purchaser, amazon.com, doesn't know who did it, according to their > discussion forums. Some photos here: > http://www.omnivoracious.com/2007/12/five-tales-seve.html> > -- > Diana> ~No trees were harmed in the sending of this message; however, a large number of electrons were slightly inconvenienced...> > ***********************************************> The Bonefolder, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2007 is Now Online at> <http://http://www.philobiblon.com/bonefolder>> > For all your subscription questions, go to the> Book_Arts-L FAQ and Archive.> See <http://www.philobiblon.com> for full information> ***********************************************
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