Prize-winning bookbinding from the 2015 competition [Library shelfmark: Sp.B.99].
In the 2015 Elizabeth Soutar Bookbinding Competition, Geert Stevens from Belgium won the 'best creative' award in the student category for his bound volume of 'Sprokies van Gebr. Grimm' .
Traditional French binding in shagreen goatskin with a raised decoration and inlays in goatskin. Hand-tooled title and Ingres endpapers and endbands in two colours. The design is an interpretation of the illustration on the original book cover edited in 1929.