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  • Collection: UWM Book Arts

Lonesome Rows

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"Printed from three birch plywood blocks. The papers are Somerset Velvet and Somerset Book, the types are Garamond 156 ... . The woodcut blocks were run many times in the reduction technique to develop the layered surfaces. The book was designed,…

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Place of the Long River

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Bound in blue cloth streaked with peach threads ; small woodcut on paper attached to front board ; tail edges deckled ; "The type is Garamond 156 (an English Monotype cutting) in Roman and Italic, in sizes ranging from 12-48 point. The images were…

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City Shields

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Images of manhole covers collected through miles of walking around Canada, Scotland and USA

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26NOV2006

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"This book has been designed and produced by the author in response to a border crossing into the United States of America."--P. [2] of cover.

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Pantheon

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"Pantheon" applies the names of Greek Gods to individual people in a found panoramic photograph. The heads of people through cut-out windows as star images of gods and muses. The book includes an additional copy of the panorama without the names in…

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Khiva : Arkheologii︠a︡ i Istorii︠a︡

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"The end of Khiva : archeology and history--P. 94.

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The Nameless Dead

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"The pictures for this book were taken in Khiva and Bukhara, Uzbekistan in 2000 ... The typefaces were designed specifically for this book and consist of a sans serif captioning face, a serifed text face, an italic, small caps, and…

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Tourist / Refugee

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Based on photographs taken at a former tourist hotel in Tʻbilisi, in the Republic of Georgia.

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Paradise Lost : A Poem in Twelve Books

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"This text...has been set in type from a copy of the second edition...1674... The plates and illustrations were designed and engraved on wood by D. Galanis. The title-page & initial letters were designed by Anna Simons. One hundred and ninety-five…

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Paradise Lost; A Poem

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"Designed and printed by Christopher and Anthony Sandford, Francis Newbery, and Owen Rutter ... All the titling and the type used belong to the Golden Cockerel fount designed for the Press by Eric Gill and cut by Caslon, the Poem being in the…

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