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500 handmade books : inspiring interpretations of a timeless form

Author: Suzanne J E Tourtillott
Publisher: New York : Lark Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"To qualify for inclusion, each piece had to function like a book, but a number of the works also curl, hang, or swirl. While there are rectangular volumes, you'll find others that are circular, shaped like a house, and in completely abstract forms that will delight the eyes and imagination. Fine craftsmanship, of course, was another consideration and is evident in this collection, whether it's a finely tooled  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne J E Tourtillott
ISBN: 9781579908775 1579908772
OCLC Number: 181910120
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 419 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Five hundred handmade books
Responsibility: [senior editor, Suzanne J.E. Tourtillott].
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Interest in bookbinding and the related arts has exploded in the past decade, inspiring artists to explore the unlimited possibilities of the form. This title showcases a range from the intricacies  Read more...

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