Case binding covered in leather over a sculptural rose with leather head bands, leather cover is hand painted. Box containing the book is an intricate part of the overall design, representing the wall around the secret garden with entrance through a weathered gate. Gate made from balsa wood and painted. Backer board inside the box has been formed to hold the book and painted to represent the garden.
Frances Hodgson Burnett. The Secret Garden. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1994.
Burnett, Frances Hodgson, “Buchanan example,” Bridwell Library Special Collections Exhibitions, accessed November 29, 2023, https://bridwell.omeka.net/items/show/2287.