Philippine forest flora

Philippine forest flora

Bookbinding with parchment and bark grafts.

Overview of families and genera of woody plants of Philippine published in 1883, has two parts, one part with lithographs and the other with the explanations of these. Both volumes are bound in green parchment, ornamented with bark grafts, marbled endpapers and leather hinge.

A box group the books, make in green and yellow parchment, fabric and leather grafts, the interiors are lined with natural cork. The box have a hinged flap to ease removal of the book and a smaller box where the texts are stored.

Credits:

Bookbinding: Eduardo Carrillo
Photography: David Mubien

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