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    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • Meter.

    • Assimilation (Sociology)--United States; Immigrants--Cultural assimilation; Students, Foreign--Books and reading; Body image in art; Artists' books--Specimens
    • "Images and text were printed using Epson Stylus Pro 9800 on Somerset Velvet fine art paper, then laser cut and bound in single page Coptic binding structure with plastic covers at Columbia College Chicago's Center for Book and Paper Arts 2011. The...
    • Interior landscape.

    • American poetry; Mothers in art ; Artists' books--Specimens
    • "Interior Landscape began as a response to Sylvia Plath's journal entries on the subjects of writing and motherhood. As an artist-mother myself, I have been looking at the inherent difficulties in this dual role, or, rather, in striving for...
    • The pop-up hand shadow book.

    • Animals in art; Cut-out craft; Shadow puppets; Pop-up books; Artists' books--Specimens
    • "Poems by Nora Robertson"--Colophon. / Limited ed. of 50 copies, signed by the artist and poet. / "First designed at a workshop at the Penland School in the summer of 1996 and was editioned in Portland, Oregon during the summer of 2012"--Colophon.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Feathers.

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • "The text of this book was printed on Copperplate in Albertus type using a LaserJet printer. The intaglio images were printed on Copperplate, using a single zinc plate for each image, with all colors printed simultaneously. The covers are of...
    • Leonardo dreams of his flying machine.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Miniature books--Specimens; Miniature books
    • "This book was inspired by the a cappella work of the same name, and devised, printed, illustrated and bound by Jan Kellett in a limited edition of twenty ..."--Colophon. / "Libretto text -- Charles Anthony Silvestri, with Italian fragments from...
    • Audible sound.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Calligraphy--Specimens
    • "This hanging, accordion fold book is 60 x 6 inches when fully open. The background is acrylic paste paper with hand-lettered text in acrylic ink and sumi ink. There is a cord in the cover for hanging. Unique books in a series"--Abecedarian Gallery...
    • What's happening with momma?

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Paper work--New York
    • A bookwork, consisting of one cardboard sheet accordion folded to form various views of a house, with a poem printed on accordion folded cards which unfold to form a stairway in front of the picture on each page. / Cover title. / Signed: Edition of...
    • 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...
    • Elementum: prologue.

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • Accordion structure from back pastedown. 14 intaglio prints. Text letterpress printed with papyrus font on arches cover paper. Bound in cloth boards. / "The elements of my work represent everything that I see, hear, breathe, and taste. Just as each...
    • Vector rev.

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • An artists' book. "A compressed spiral loading radii off a central point. 14 colors ... Offset on 11 colors of paper. Bound between machined aluminum with ribbon and jewels. Edition of 100"--Advertisement of Kevin Osborn Bookworks (1984). / Source:...
    • An exquisite future.

    • Honeybee--Environmental aspects--Fiction; Colony collapse disorder of honeybees--Fiction; Agricultural chemicals industry--Fiction; Artists' books--Specimens
    • Bound as an accordian with a removable spine and sewn inserts. / "An Exquisite Future was created in the Fall of 2014 by Master's Degree candidates [Susanne Allen, Sarah Matthews, Amy Nichols, Sarah Denslow, Krista Sharp, Julie Sheah] in the Art...
    • Ecomenical.

    • Ecology in art; Ecumenical movement; Christian union; Trees in art; Artists' books--Specimens
    • Clothbound accordion fold. / "Ecumenical: 1. general -universal. 2. pertaining to the whole Christian Church. Ecology: the branch of biology concerned with the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings."--Page 4 of...
    • 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...
    • Crossing the Tigris.

    • War in art; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Atrocities; Soldiers in art; Sex crimes in art; Maps in art; Group work in art--Specimens; Artists' books--Specimens
    • Each book published in a limited edition of 60 numbered copies. / "A narrative in three books recounting soldier's stories from the Iraq War. This is a collaborative project between Jeffrey Morin, Caren Heft, and Brian Borchardt. The collaborators...

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