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  • Description: handmade
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    • 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...
    • 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 poetics (of torture).

    • Torture; Artists' books--Specimens
    • The Poetics (of Torture) was produced in the spring 2011, with typographical assistance from Kathy McMillan. The form of the book was inspired by hand-printed fans in the collection of master printer Kathy Caraccio. This book was produced in an...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Hafiz, 14th cent. Divan, fragment.

    • Persian poetry
    • Persian poetry, written in calligraphy on handmade paper. This original fourteenth century leaf is from a calligraphic manuscript of the Divan of Hafiz, the collected poems of the poet also known as Muhammed Shamsuddin Hafiz or Shamsoddin Mohammad...
    • 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...
    • On campus at Oneida.

    • Oneida Baptist Institute; Students; Boys; Group portraits; Play (recreation)
    • Thirteen boys pose for a group photograph on a hill. Two hold shinney sticks. Shinney was played like hockey but used handmade sticks and a tin can or rock.
    • 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...
    • Qur'an fragment.

    • Koran manuscripts; Manuscripts, Afghani
    • The Qur'an or Holy Koran is the key religious text for Islam. Followers of Islam find the Qur'an to be the literal word of God, revealed through the prophet Muhammad and containing all things necessary for a righteous life. This illuminated leaf of...
    • 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...
    • Khamsah of Nizami, fragment.

    • Khamsah--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Iranian
    • Persian poetry, written in calligraphy on handmade paper. One of Persia's most famous poets, the twelfth century Nizam-uddin Abu Mahommed Ilyas bin Yusuf lived most of his life in Ganja, in what now is Azerbaijan. Nizami is best remembered for his...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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