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  • Collection: UWM Book Arts

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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A Book of Saints and Wonders

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"Two hundred copies of this book have been printed upon paper made in Ireland, and published by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats at the Dun Emer Press, in the house of Evelyn Gleeson." -- Colophon.

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A Day on the Norma A

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A compilation of experiences on the Norma A over several summers

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A Tourist Map to Japan

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"Printed in duotones on Mohawk Options by Brad Freeman on the Heidelberg offset press at Nexus Press"--Colophon.

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A Weak Sense of Direction

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"A Weak Sense of Direction is an abstract exploration of the journey of traveling by bicycle. There exist several similarities in riding a bike and experiencing art in a book format. While both can be experienced in a distinctly linear manner, one…

ab[landmass]

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"ab[landmass] emerged out of a desire to represent change over time. I indicate this change with very simple typographic elements, the letters 'a' and 'b' as well as the deepening chasm of enlarging holes in the book, the absence of the page. The…

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Alces the Sad Moose

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"Type: Text 18 point Spartan. Large letters cut in wood. Paper: Stonehinge. Presswork: Letterpress by Danny Pierce from original woodcuts. End Sheets: Canson Mi Teintes. Binding: Box constructed by Danny Pierce and covered in Belgian linen." --…

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Amish Days

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The consolidation of several visits through Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, spanning many years

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Birds : A Folio of Woodcuts

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"Folio of Birds is the twelfth limited book-folio published by the Red Door Studio, Shorewood, Wisconsin. The woodcuts are cut in pine planks and printed on a Gordon Platen Press. Paper is Basingwerk Parchment White, Heavy Weight. Typeface is Caslon…

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Bluestem

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Artist's book consisting of: 2 heavy stock leaves covered in paper illustrated with drawings of wild grasses; attached between these leaves are 2 strips of accordion-folded paper with similar illustration; affixed to each fold is a set of 4…

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