blind stamping


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blind stamping

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) bookbinding an impression on a book cover without using colour or gold leaf. Also called: blind blocking
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(Unlike most book clubs, RSS offered original trade editions without modification with regard to size, paper, and dust-jacket quality, omission of the original retail price on the inside dust-jacket flap, and blind stamping on the back boards.) Regrettably, as far as we have been able to ascertain, the RSS is no longer in business.
The blue English morocco is the river and the sinuous S-shaped fishing line is a minimalist blind stamping which ends with a hand-tied fishing fly perched on a gilt salmon skin inlay!