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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 formand#151;and delighting collectors, crafters, and gallery owners. Larkand#8217;s Cover to Cover has been a bestseller for more than ten years, and this new and provocative on-the-page gallery, richly illustrated with hundreds of breathtaking photographs, will appeal to that same large and discerning audience. Theyand#8217;ll appreciate the artistry of a finely tooled leather cover, embellished with traditional gold-leaf lettering; the intricacy of an exotic Ethiopian binding with a show-stopping open spine; and others that resemble mysterious puzzle boxes, or that curl, hang, and swirl. The sublimely talented contributors all put their finest work on display: Jeanne Germaniand#8217;s Cloudspeak showcases her own handmade papers, made from such varied materials as recycled denim, thistle, and other plant matter. Chris Bivinand#8217;s codex-style volume features curious, tiny, found objects. One of Laura Waitand#8217;s untitled pieces utilizes a handsome raised-cord binding to connect a pair of stained-cedar covers with abstract aluminum letterforms attached.

The entire collection is juried by the esteemed Steve Miller.

Synopsis:

Interest in bookbinding and the related arts has exploded in the past decade, inspiring artists to explore the unlimited possibilities of the form--and delighting collectors, crafters, and gallery owners. This new and provocative gallery offers richly illustrated pages with hundreds of breathtaking photographs.

Synopsis:

First published in 1995, Cover to Cover quickly became renowned in the bookmaking community as the definitive guide to the art. This beautiful revised 20th anniversary edition, now in full color, features updated photography and a fresh interior designand#8212;while still retaining the foundational instructions that made it crafters' go-to reference. After introducing all the bookbinding basics, it shows readers, step by step, how to create, fold, assemble, and stitch a wide range of books and journals, from simple pamphlets to accordion-folded signatures, using a variety of materials.
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Synopsis:

Interest in bookbinding and the related arts has exploded in the past decade, inspiring artists to explore the unlimited possibilities of the form—and delighting collectors, crafters, and gallery owners. Lark’s Cover to Cover has been a bestseller for more than a decade, and this new and provocative on-the-page-gallery will appeal to that same large and discerning audience. They’ll appreciate the artistry of a finely tooled leather cover, embellished with traditional gold-leaf lettering; the intricacy of an exotic Ethiopian binding with a show-stopping open spine; an accordion-fold book that unfurls to reveal a series of printed images; and others that resemble mysterious puzzle boxes, or that curl, hang, and swirl. The entire collection is juried by the esteemed Steve Miller.

About the Author

Shereen LaPlantz is an internationally recognized book artist and author. Her work has been represented in countless gallery exhibitions and museums throughout the USA, Canada, Great Britain, Europe, and Africa. Her basketry or artists' books are represented in numerous permanent collections, including the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781579908775
Author:
Lark
Publisher:
Lark Books (NC)
Manufactured by:
Lark Books
Manufactured:
Lark Books
Author:
Lark Books
Author:
Lark
Author:
Laplantz, Shereen
Subject:
Bookbinding
Subject:
Book Printing & Binding
Subject:
Book design
Subject:
Crafts-General
Subject:
LITERATURE - LIT CLASSICS TRD PB
Subject:
Papercrafts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
500 Series
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
420
Dimensions:
8 x 8 in

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"Synopsis" by , Interest in bookbinding and the related arts has exploded in the past decade, inspiring artists to explore the unlimited possibilities of the form--and delighting collectors, crafters, and gallery owners. This new and provocative gallery offers richly illustrated pages with hundreds of breathtaking photographs.
"Synopsis" by ,
First published in 1995, Cover to Cover quickly became renowned in the bookmaking community as the definitive guide to the art. This beautiful revised 20th anniversary edition, now in full color, features updated photography and a fresh interior designand#8212;while still retaining the foundational instructions that made it crafters' go-to reference. After introducing all the bookbinding basics, it shows readers, step by step, how to create, fold, assemble, and stitch a wide range of books and journals, from simple pamphlets to accordion-folded signatures, using a variety of materials.
and#160;
"Synopsis" by ,
Interest in bookbinding and the related arts has exploded in the past decade, inspiring artists to explore the unlimited possibilities of the form—and delighting collectors, crafters, and gallery owners. Lark’s Cover to Cover has been a bestseller for more than a decade, and this new and provocative on-the-page-gallery will appeal to that same large and discerning audience. They’ll appreciate the artistry of a finely tooled leather cover, embellished with traditional gold-leaf lettering; the intricacy of an exotic Ethiopian binding with a show-stopping open spine; an accordion-fold book that unfurls to reveal a series of printed images; and others that resemble mysterious puzzle boxes, or that curl, hang, and swirl. The entire collection is juried by the esteemed Steve Miller.
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