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A Vision

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The first version of this book was published in 1925 under title: A vision: an explanation of life founded upon the writings of Giraldus and upon certain doctrines attributed to Kusta ben Luka. cf. p. 19.

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…

A1. The Dwarf: A Short History of a Short Man

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20.5 x 12.5 cm (8” x 5”), 6 pages, 50 copies.

Binding: Unbound pamphlet. Housed in a green dust jacket. Paper: White, hand-made by Peter Thomas or various colors of commercial paper. Printing: Letterpress. Illustration printed from a…

A10. Yotan's Vision

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89 x 73 mm (3 ½” x 2 7/8”), 32 pages, 150 copies.

Binding: Quarter-bound in blue sheepskin and marbled paper made by Kate Christoon. Title in gold on spine. Paper: White, hand-made at Hayle Mill. Printing: Letterpress. Typography: Hand-set…

A100. John Muir Trail

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66.5 x 54 mm (2 5/8” x 2 1/8”), 62-page accordion, 40 copies.

Binding: Case-bound fold out accordion; full-bound in grey speckled paper over boards. Paper: Ivory, handmade by Peter Thomas. Printing: Digital. Typography: Reproduction of text…

A101. Ergonomics of Hand Papermaking

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Several iterations of this title were produced over the course of ten years and appear as follows:

A. 18 x 11 cm (7 ¼" x 4 ¼"), 12 pages.

Binding: Pamphlet, stapled. Title and illustration on cover. Paper: White, commercial. Printing:…

A102. Home on the Range

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63.5 x 44.5 mm (2 ½” x 1 ¾”), 26-page accordion, 30 copies.

Binding: Case-bound accordion; full-bound in tooled brown calfskin with a fringed flap. Secured with a leather strap on fringed flap. Paper: Off-white, handmade by Peter…

A106. The Wizard of Oz in Pictures

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79.5 x 22 mm (3 1/8” x 7/8”), 8-page accordion, 101 copies.

Binding: Nested accordion; covers are blue and white gingham cloth over boards. Title on label on cover. Housed in a slipcase covered in yellow paper and blue and white gingham cloth.…

A107. Good Luck

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A107.
33.5 x 24 mm (1 5/16” x 15/16”), 3 pages, not a limited edition.

Binding: Case-bound accordion; glued at spine. Full-bound in light green paper over boards. Shamrock stamped in gold on cover. Paper: Green, handmade by Peter Thomas.…

A108 Wildflowers of the John Muir Trail

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A108.
66.5 x 54 mm (2 5/8” x 2 1/8”), 40-page accordion, 150 copies.

Binding: Simple accordion; covers are green painted paper over boards. Title and illustration on label on cover. Held by a green painted paper sleeve with blue paper lining.…