Well, tonight is the big night.
The D J has been checked out and it still fits, shoes polished and hair will be combed. All of this for one evening in the Guildhall.
The evening will start at 7pm with a reception. Dinner at 8pm, with the announcement being televised on the BBC Ten O'Clock News at 10.25pm. We are then kicked out at 11.30pm.
My small part of this is the presentation binding of 'A Fraction of the Whole' by Steve Toltz.
I have enjoyed this binding, the text made it easy for me. The image of brother, both with ideals, both with gifts, both flawed.
As you can see from the image, there is not even the barest hint of gold leaf, the tooling is limited to black line work and the lettering, well it is hardly traditional.
Back board detail.
End band and edge decoration.
Front end paper and doublure.
Back end paper and doublure.