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    • Boston globe, November 5, 2006.

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • One-of-a-kind. / Issued in a box - title from label inside box. / "Laminated boards made from the advertisement section of one Sunday Boston globe surround the reconfigured text block. The text block is sewn on double reaised cords with handsewn...
    • ABC of bugs and plants in a northern garden.

    • Insect-plant relationships; Garden pests--North America--Pictorial works; Insects--North America--Pictorial works; Alphabet books--Vermont; Artists' books--Specimens; Lettering; Alphabet books
    • "A collaboration between Vermonters Claire Van Vliet, proprietor of Janus Press, and Judy Fairclough Sgantas, an artist and gardener. This work is a double alphabet book, with classical Roman letter forms entwined with plant life and insects. For...
    • The square.

    • Revolutions in art; Artists' books--Specimens; Fore-edge painting--Specimens
    • "Tahrir Square in Cairo became the focal point and the most effective symbol of the protests in January and February 2011. For 18 days Egyptians repeated the slogan: The People Want to Bring down the Regime (al-sha'b yurid isqat al-nizam) until the...
    • More Garbage.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Waste products--In art; Refuse and refuse disposal--Environmental aspects--In art; Refuse and refuse disposal--Health aspects--In art; Refuse and ref
    • Title from yellow sun hat. / Table of contents included on inserted leaf. / Limited edition of 12 copies - all copies slightly different. / Pages made of found objects. Text pages stitched to various fabric pages. Text photocopied on acid-free...
    • Expurgated.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Words in art; Arts--Censorship; Human rights in art; Human rights in literature
    • Issued on January 9, 2013. / Paper opens up into the shape of a pyramid with words printed on slivers of paper inserted into a tea bag. Issued in resealable plastic bag. / " ... Universal Declaration of Human Rights printed with edible coloring, on...
    • Lorca's desires: a visual.

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • One-of-a-kind. / "3 of the central pages pull out as an accordion. Both end pages and back cover combine paint and collage. Front cover painted with title [which reads Lorca's Desire] laced through paper. Handsewn binding."--Publisher's Web site. /...
    • In the face of it: poems and woodcuts.

    • Death--Poetry; Artists' books--Specimens
    • Poems dedicated to Elizabeth Sanchez as a response to her death in 2005. / Printed in a limited ed. of 170 copies. / Title printed on the fold of every other page, alternating with poems and woodcuts, creating the title on the exposed page edges at...
    • A torn web: 16 poems.

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • "A torn web is volume five of the "Stratigraphic Archives." Ruth Stone's poems were the source and provided a certain recognition of forms that evolved into Michele Burgess's etchings and book design, created in Vermont during the summer of 2010....
    • American breeding standards.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Body image in art; Beauty, Personal, in art; Surgery, Plastic, in art; Feminism in art; Beauty culture--United States; Breeding; Artists' books; Beauty culture; Beauty, Pers
    • Limited edition of 60 copies, signed and numbered by the artist. / "American Breeding Standards is letterpress printed on Zerkall Book from handset metal types and photopolymer plates. The binding structure is an exposed spine sewn on tapes and...
    • The book.

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • "The composition and printing were by Leslie Shane and Gray Zeitz at Larkspur Press. ... Binding by Carolyn Whitesel. Exposed spine binding: signatures handsewn with waxed linen thread around black tape. Covers: black Japanese book cloth over...
    • Hand book.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Hand in art
    • Title supplied by cataloger. / One of a kind artists' book, shaped like an open hand, with outline of hand on covers. Inside pages made of collages.
    • Cell memory.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Cells--In art
    • Folded oblong pages with accompanying envelope. / "Offset printed in grey and yellow ink on UV Ultra paper. Pamphlet sewn, enclosed in a shaped envelope with string, and fabric additions"--Author's website,...
    • Small lace book.

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • One-of-a-kind. / Title from artist's invoice. / "Small lace book (made using old lace from Chateau du Pin in Angers, France, canvas, acrylic paint, gel medium and handmade paper. Medieval longstitch binding using waxed linen thread & button...
    • Rock, paper, book.

    • Type and type-founding--Specimens; Graphic design (Typography); Artists' books--California; Artists' books--Specimens
    • "Fourteen students developed the ideas for this book on the subject of paper. The texts and images were printed on Rives Heavyweight using four Vandercook presses. Each section was wrapped with Rives BFK gray, on which meaningful pieces of their...
    • Tsunami.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Tsunamis--In art
    • Title from box cover. / "Handmade paper & skewers."--Paper inserted in box. / "Curled pages of descending size suggest the force of a large wave. Piano hinge binding.--Publisher info. / Edition of 1.
    • Turn over darling.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Embossing (Printing)--Specimens; Female nude in art; Embossing (Printing)
    • Cover title. / Embossed and debossed images of the female figure reveal themselves as the reader turns each page. Six drawings when folded and juxtaposed in sequence, make for eleven reclining female nude images which change position from front to...
    • Unbound.

    • School integration--Massive resistance movement--Virginia--History; African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia--History; African Americans--Education--Law and legislation--Virginia; Racism in art; Educ
    • Limited edition of 100 numbered copies. / "[L]etterpress-printed on handmade [cotton and abaca] paper in a single month, produced collaboratively by community members in Farmville and faculty and students at Longwood University"--Publisher's...
    • Wild girls redux: an operator's manual.

    • Sexism; Sexism in art; Women in art; Artists' books--Specimens
    • Limited ed. of 100 copies, signed by the artist. / "Designed and letterpress printed from photopolymer plates ... Text adapted from the Missouri Department of Revenue Motorcycle Operator Manual. Typefaces are Blue Highway, French Cursive, and...
    • A dog's tale.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Dogs in art
    • One-of-a-kind. / Illustrated cover. / Artists' book created for ART 390 class, University of Louisville, spring 2008.
    • Magical naturescapes: an adventure in anaglyph 3-D.

    • Nature--Pictorial works; Artists' books--Specimens
    • Accompanied by two pairs of special red-cyan viewing glasses in front pocket. / "The photographs in this book and the adaptation to 3-D was created by nature photographer and book artist Jill Timm. The photo locations are Cottonwood Creek in...

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