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Peter and Donna Thomas Books

About the Collection

A collection of images of the collaborative books made by Peter and Donna Thomas over the past 40 years.


Fontaine, Cameron

A3. The Three Cedars
Binding: Copies 1-30 are quarter-bound in brown calfskin and handspun wool cloth that was dyed and woven by Donna Millar (Thomas). Title in gold on spine. Some copies are bound in wool cloth over boards. Copies 31-150 are quarter-bound in black…

A2. The Dwarf: A Short History of a Short Man
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…

A4. The Tale of Cara Sou and His Magic Word
28 x 21.5 cm (11” x 8 ½”), 12 pages, 9 copies.

Binding: Orange and black Guatemalan cloth over boards. End sheets plum, hand-made by Peter Thomas. Paper: White, called “Sabot” in colophon, hand-made by Peter Thomas. Printing: Letterpress.…