The Casa Fontanalba Visitors’ Book - life-size art reproduction
This life-size facsimile reproduction was printed as part of the 2018 centenary celebration of Clarence Bicknell’s death. Clarence created this book for guests to sign when visiting his summer home in Casterino in the mountains above Bordighera. Every right hand page has a glorious watercolour of a wild plant. Clarence died when the book had about 320 signatures of famous archaeologists, botanists, writers, Esperantists, soldiers and politicians, as well as friends and family.
52 pages 265x340mm in portrait format, with embossed cover in simulated-leather card. Weight 1.2 kgs. ISBN 978-1-7880-3796-9 hardback. The original created in one copy only, in 1906, by Clarence Bicknell. Layout by: Lucy Webster, Pentire Designs - Printed by: Indigo Press, Southampton. Published in September 2017 by Matador, an imprint of Troubador Publishing Ltd., 9 Priory Business Park, Wistow Road, Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicester LE8 0RX, United Kingdom. www.troubador.co.uk/matador