solander box

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The Luttrell Psalter
London The Folio Society 2012
624 pages - Over 600 pages of illuminations
Limited edition 34/1480 copies only

Bound in the finest grade Nigerian goatskin, Blocked with a design by David Eccles using gold, silver and coloured foils
The binding design using motifs from the Psalter and the Luttrell coat of arms of six martlets argent.
Presented in a hand-made solander box, with a leather label, the Psalter is accompanied by Professor Michelle P. Brown’s fascinating scholarly commentary.

5

The Luttrell Psalter
London The Folio Society 2012
624 pages - Over 600 pages of illuminations
Limited edition 34/1480 copies only
Bound in the finest grade Nigerian goatskin, Blocked with a design by David Eccles using gold, silver and coloured foils
The binding design using motifs from the Psalter and the Luttrell coat of arms of six martlets argent.
Presented in a hand-made solander box, with a leather label, the Psalter is accompanied by Professor Michelle P. Brown’s fascinating scholarly commentary.

ELIOT, THOMAS STEARNS, (1888-1965, American-born poet and literary critic, Nobel Prize winner for Literature, O.M.) PORTRAIT BY SIR GERALD KELLY P.R.A., R.H.A. (1879-1972),
oil on canvas, three-quarter length, seated in front of solander boxes (one inscribed Chardin) on the shelves in Kelly’s studio at 65 (now 117) Gloucester Place, Portman Square, holding a book, traces of guide-line numbering at the edges, the book sketched in, 50 x 36½ in (127 x 92.7 cm).
The signs as interesting words...

Aries: cacoethes - an urge to do something inadvisable

Taurus: solander - a protective box made in the form of a book

Gemini: privity - secret, special knowledge between two or more people

Cancer: doryphore - a pedantic and annoyingly persistent critic of others

Leo: algedonic - characterized by or relating to pain especially as associated with pleasure 

Virgo: tellurian - of or inhabiting the earth, or an inhabitant of the earth

Libra: hwyl - emotional fervour, as in the recitation of poetry 

Scorpio: noyade - an execution carried out by drowning

Sagittarius: constellate - to gather together in a cluster or group

Capricorn: operose - involving or displaying a lot of effort

Aquarius: velleity - a wish or inclination which is not strong enough to lead one to take action

Pisces: alcazar - a Spanish palace or fortress