Brenda Parsons
Brown Summit, North Carolina

Born in Greensboro, North Carolina, Brenda Parsons received her B.F.A. from the University of North Carolina. After an internship at High Point Arts Council Gallery, she worked as a stained glass artist for five years before joining Information Conservation, Inc. in Brown Summit, North Carolina, where she works under the direction of Don Etherington.


Wraparound interlocking binding of full tan goatskin with golden yellow relief onlays. Multiple raised surfaces. Gold- and blind-tooled dots and lines decorate the cover. Gold-stamped title on spine.


Chretien de Troyes. The Romance of Tristan and Iseult. Retold by J. Bedier; translated by H. Belloc. Portland: Thomas B. Mosher, 1922.

Wraparound interlocking full leather binding of blue goatskin with relief onlays and gold tooling. Top edge gilt and gauffered. Gold-tooled title on spine.