Design: I wanted to show the imagery of the cat lurking behind the fish bowl and preying on the dazzling Beta fish. The overlaying effect also signals its own demise when the cat was later drowned.
Technique: French fine binding technique bound in blue morocco. Handsewn silk headbands in blue, turquoise and green. Various coloured onlays with gilding in gold and tooling in colored foils. Endpapers and flyleaves are hand marbled by me as well. Housed in a leather bound solander case lined with velvet and covered with my own hand marbled paper in blue/gold stone pattern. Titling in gold on spine.