The Tower of London A To Z
By Jan Kellett
2001. Edition of 49.

2.75" x 2.85", 70 pages. Text printed in gold and black on cream Zerkall paper, in Dauphin typeface (with similarities to the early Norman French script). Nine hand-colored illustrations. One illustration printed in gold. Letter K folds out with a list of Kings and Queens including the dates of their reigns. Includes a fold-out plan of the Tower plus a copy of an early print showing Lady Jane Grey about to be beheaded on the scaffold. Frontispiece shows the fate of Gruffud, who fell to his death trying to escape. Illustration of the second elephant to appear in England is under the letter Z for Zoo. SIGNED & numbered by Jan Kellett. Fine, bound in English calf leather, dyed a russet color, blind tooled in medieval style with a gilt rose. Covers fasten with leather loop and knot. With a black & gold printed slipcase. A miniature alphabet book, in Kellett's recognizable style.
CA $445