Artist Books Book Design and Art Presentation

Christopher Russell. 2014.
Very large book for Christopher Russell. Cloth spine, marveled paper covered boards, with another marble sheet of paper on top, with hand cut outs.

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Bamboo book and box.
Bamboo covers. In a box made of bamboo.

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So You Created a Wormhole.
2 books leather bound as a gift for the authors. Sewing, inlay, de-bossing from odd metals. Inner pages very aged. 2012.

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Nokorimono.
Student book. 2005. On Samarai. Japanese binding with leather wrapped spine over sting ray, to resemble a sword.

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Bubble Wrap Book
Student book bound in bubble wrap, in a bubble wrap slipcase.

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Cuban Poetry Book
Single sheet sewn, Pergamenta leather wrap around binding, with silver coin laid onto the cover (that can be taken in and out). 8"x10". 2010.

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Selected Poems.
Sewn signatured binding, artwork laid into the cover. French canvas cloth covered boards. Foil de-bossing.

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Non sewn signature book
Book board binding. Non sewn signature format. Allows the book to lay flat on opening. It had an interesting spine opening on the outside.

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KVD
Leather bound book with leather lacing and raised bands.

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They call Her Nanu. 2008.
A memoir of a woman's life, commissioned by her daughter. Photo laid in,
japanese silk cloth covered boards, paste downs of burnt orange nepal paper,
silk book mark.

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The Egotist. Philip Francessi. Equator Books. 2007
Re-binding of the Egotist by Philip Francessi. Commissioned by Michael
Diamond of Equator books. Bound in black goat, metalic cross inlay. Gold
foiling of the author name front cover. Original covers are paste downs. Gilt
edges.

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Victims & Avengers. Chris Anthony. 2007.
Exposed leather spine binding. Leather thongs. Paste paper covered boards
made by the binder. Titles done with a die and hand tooled. Paste-downs
created by Mr. Anthony. Housed in a custom clam shell box, matching the
book. This is editio

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Exposed spine binding commissioned by Tom Goffington.
Exposed spine binding, limp leather covers, large blind debossing design. Another binding in hard cover with the same cover design.

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Russell Crotty Collaboration
6'x25 yards of duck canvas was purchased. It was folded
down each edge to five feet 2 inches. 2"x2"squares made of
board were placed/glued in the fold every foot. This was
enough to keep the edges from turning out. The fore edge
was irone

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Four Foot Spring Back.
Re-Bind job for Russell Crotty. This photo shows the
text block (approx. 1 1/2") sewn onto new linen tapes,
prior to rounding the backing. The signatures have been
all re-enforced with japanese tissue.

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Annals
Re-Binding 40x43x3 (closed) Spring Back binding. Annals of the Solstice Peak
Observatory - Epoch 1994-2000. Principle Investigator - Russell Crotty.

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