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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Margaret M. Bridwell Art Library Artists' Books Index

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • The Margaret M. Bridwell Art Library Artists’ Books Index is a guide to the collection of handmade and fine press books in the Art Library’s Rare Book Room. The primary use of the index is to reveal materials, techniques, construction, and other...
    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.

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