Jarmila Jelena Sobotova

Loket, Czech Republic 
Born in Czechoslovakia, Jarmila Jelena Sobotova received a M.A. in psychology from Charles University in Prague. She has studied bookbinding with Jan Sobota since 1985 and has taught bookbinding and restoration in Geneva, Ohio and Dallas, Texas. She now works in the Czech Republic and Dallas.

Example Binding:
Jan Amos Komensky. 
Písné nekteré nábozné
Prostéjov, Czech Republic:8. sjezd moravskoslezskych knihomilu, 1936.

Wraparound hard cover of full goatskin parchment with button tie and parchment strap. Flat gold leaf gilding with cutouts through the parchment and view of color underneath. Top edge gilt and gauffered.

Design Description:
Full goatskin parchment Bradel binding. Design on front and back boards with title and design on spine of book. Flat gold leaf gilding with cutouts through the parchment allowing a view of color underneath. Top edge gilt.

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