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  • Description: handmade
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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...
    • 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...
    • Qur'an fragment.

    • Koran manuscripts; Manuscripts, Persian
    • An original manuscript leaf from a late sixteenth century or early seventeenth century Persian Qur'an, written and illuminated circa 1570-1630 on handmade paper. The Qur'an or Holy Koran is the key religious text for Islam. Followers of Islam find...
    • 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...
    • Ethel Swain/Norton Ohio/U.S.A.

    • Swain, Ethel, 1892-1980
    • I am a nationally accredited flower show Judge and lecture on horticulture and conservation subjects and have taught flower arranging specializing in the Oriental style. Presently I am teaching Brazilian Embroidery and Needlepoint at my friend's...
    • Time is {dollar}.

    • Time--Quotations, maxims, etc; Miniature books--Specimens; Artists' books--Specimens
    • Item consists of an open-top and open-bottom wooden box within a hardcover binding. / The box has 5 horizontal, rolling, wooden pins inserted through it, upon which are afixed 5 pieces of paper serving as pages. / The book was letterpress printed,...
    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • Persian language
    • Leaf from a nineteenth century Persian language history book produced in India, most likely Jaipur, in AH 1284. The date, according to the Islamic calendar, is counted from 622 CE when the Prophet Muhammad made his Hijra or Hegira, moving from...
    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • Persian language
    • Leaf from a nineteenth century Persian language history book produced in India, most likely Jaipur, in AH 1284. The date, according to the Islamic calendar, is counted from 622 CE when the Prophet Muhammad made his Hijra or Hegira, moving from...
    • 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...
    • Green birchwood book.

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • One-of-a-kind. / Title from artist's invoice. / "Etched and enameled copper, handmade & commercial paper, waxed linen thread- coptic bound."--Artist's invoice.
    • 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...
    • Rainbow book.

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • One-of-a-kind. / Ultra leather and hand-marbled paper, handmade paper. / Coptic stitch, laguna binding. / Issued in a case.
    • Qur'an Commentary fragment.

    • Koran--Commentaries
    • Original sixteenth century leaf from a commentary or writings about the text of the Qur'an written on handmade paper. Followers of Islam find the Qur'an to be the literal word of God, revealed through the prophet Muhammad and containing all things...

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