A38. Two Sisters
A38. Peter and Tanya Thomas. Two Sisters. Santa Cruz, California: The Good Book Press, 1986.
76 x 57 mm (3” x 2¼”), 20 pages, 200 copies.
Binding: Full-bound in ivory pigskin. Raised bands on spine. Title in gold on cover. Copies 1-26 have a brass clasp on binding. Paper: Ivory, handmade by Peter Thomas. Printing: Letterpress. Typography: Hand set Canterbury; text in red, tan, and black. Illustration: Five linocuts by Donna Thomas. Illustrations hand-colored by Donna Thomas in copies 1-25.
“The text is a story I wrote. The typography of the book was inspired by The Golden Cockerel’s Four Gospels. We consider this one of our most typographically interesting miniature books. It was a cathartic book to make, but such a sad story that we sold very few copies.”