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    • A colorful tale.

    • Color in art; Color--Poetry; Artists' books--Specimens; Color; Color in art
    • Name of book artist from 23 Sandy Gallery website, viewed March 20, 2015. Limited edition of 65 copies, numbered and signed by the artist. "This book illuminates how few words are needed to ignite the imagination of the reader. It is part of a...
    • 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.
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Atropa mandragora.

    • Mandrakes; Artists' books--Specimens
    • Edition of 5 copies. / Pages are etched, painted and fired glass. The pages are glue chip glass, the covers stained glass. Each page is hand-painted so there is some variation in the edition. / Accompanying pamphlet details mandrake legends and...
    • 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...
    • Ballot box.

    • Suffrage--United States; Voting--United States; Artists' books--Specimens; Suffrage
    • On cover the "O" in "box" has a red check mark through it. / "Designed and produced in a class taught by Bonnie Thompson Norman in collaboration with Dawn Hobson, Margaret Johnson, Ben Mehluish, and Caroline Williams"--Colophon. / "Letterpress...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Dream boat.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Postcards in art
    • Title from envelope. / One-of-a-kind artists' book, signed by the artist. / "7 x 5.25" hanging panel with 10 slats. Palm leaf structure with string binding. Materials: old postcards, ephemera, computer-generated images. Laid in lidded commercial...
    • 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...
    • Elemental.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Christian art and symbolism--Portugal; Christian art and symbolism--France; Christian art and symbolism--Italy; American students--Travel--Europe, Western; Space (Art); Arti
    • Total of 20 copies created. / "This book was printed digitally in the home of Shelby Lattis during the spring, summer, and fall months of 2005 on 250 gms Stonehenge cream paper. The fonts used are Copperplate, Baskerville Semibold, and American...
    • 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...
    • Ephemera: poems.

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • The fortuitous pairing of Robert Pinsky (Poet Laureate 1997-2000) and book artist Karen Kunc evolved upon invitation from Longwood University, Virginia. The text of Cochin 11 point, and the line drawings from photopolymer plates are printed...
    • Euthanasia in kit form.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Euthanasia; Air--Pollution--Belgium--Charleroi
    • Issued on April 1, 2011. / Paper folder (15 x 11 cm.) containing a foam-padded compartment with a plastic window, through which is visible an enlarged colored map of Charleroi, Belgium, and a clear plastic tube. Printed on the item are instructions...
    • Everyday readers.

    • Reading in art; Travel in art; Artists' books--Specimens
    • Variable limited ed. / Orange card in pocket on p. 3 of cover, numbered and signed by the author, acts as colophon. / "Blockprint on checkout cards, mulberry paper, brads, type, vintage cover. Drawn on my daily commute across the bay."--Colophon. /...

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