Prize-winning bookbinding from the 2016 competition [Library shelfmark: Sp.B.104].
Claudia Richter from Germany won the overall category prize for 'best craft binding' in the 24th Elizabeth Soutar Bookbinding Competition of 2016. The bound volume was entitled 'Song of Myself'.
Turquoise box calf leather binding decorated with red leather straps, which have been pulled through the back leather and are sunk into the boards. Paper cover with red inlays.