Rudyard Kipling, Recessional. London: Sangorski & Sutcliffe, 1922.

Gift of Mrs. Henry Yeager and the Friends of the Dallas Public Library, Inc.

Recessional is a literal jewel of a book, calligraphed in gold by George Sutcliffe (1878-1941), illuminated in medieval style by Alberto Sangorski (1862-1932), and bound in a jeweled red morocco binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, Britainís foremost art binding firm during the early decades of the twentieth century.

 

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