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B3560. Little Book of Book Making / Rivers B3560. Little Book of Book Making: Timeless Techniques and Fresh Ideas for Beautiful Handmade Books by Charlotte Rivers. 2014. 176pp. 6.75"x7". Hardcover
Packed, page after page, with wonderfully eclectic creations from 30 top bookmakers, this book will inspire you to explore all the intriguing possibilities of bookmaking as an art form. The practical section includes 21 easy-to-follow illustrated tutorials, including binding techniques and experimental page treatments, such as Sumi ink marbling. 200 color photos.
B3957. Scripsit 35.2: Brady, Brady, Shapiro, Leung, Marjina, Fedor, Yallop B3957. Scripsit 35.2. Designed and edited by Michael Clark. 2013. 36pp. 8.5"x11". Paper
A collection of calligraphy, lettering, and logos from around the world, with work by Larry and Marsha Brady (USA), Sergey Shapiro (Russia), Patrick Leung (Hong Kong), Marina Marjina (Russia), James Fedor (USA), and Rachel Yallop (UK). Includes work for reproduction as well as one-off pieces - with pointed pen, broad-edged pen, and brush letters.
C70. Saint John’s Bible Historical Books Card Folio Saint John’s Bible Historical Books Card Folio.
Add to your collection with this brightly colored folio of 10 distinct note cards (with envelopes) featuring prominent images from Historical Books, the sixth published volume of The Saint John’s Bible.
This lushly produced catalog is for an exhibition that marked the 25th anniversary of the Schreibwerkstatt Klingspor Offenbach. Over 80 works are shown in full color from Karlgoerg Hoefer, Maria Hoefer, Hans Schmidt, Jean Larcher, Hermann Zapf, and over 50 other talented scribes and lettering artists, all members of this calligraphy society.
In English and German: Foreword by Benno Aumann, "About Writing" by Dr Sttefan Soltek and "25 Years of Schreibwerkstatt Klingspor Offenbach" by Gottfried Pott, the exhibition's curator. The brief captions (title, tools and materials, dimensions) are in German.
In the books innovative binding, the cover is not glued to the sewn spine, but instead is scored and folded and wraps around.
B2711-CL3212-BU. SJB - Letters & Rev BUMP / SJB Desk Cal BUMP Special includes 1 Bumped-Corner copy of The Saint John's Bible: Letters & Revelation and 1 Bumped-Corner copy of The Saint John's Bible Desk Calendar.
B4131. Massimo Polello: Works B4131. Massimo Polello: Works. 6.25"x6.25". 2008. 48pp (including covers). Single sheets bound with a metal post.
A collection of works, each accompanied by one or more greatly enlarged detail images. The very brief text is in English and Italian, the captions in English. Includes artist statement, brief recent bio, and a list of awards and exhibitions. Very limited supply.
B4165. Medieval Monsters / Kempf & Gilbert B4165. Medieval Monsters Damien Kempf and Maria L. Gilbert. 2015. 96pp. 6"x7.5". Hardcover
Medieval Monsters shows how strange creatures sparked artists’ imaginations to remarkable heights. Half-human hybrids of land and sea mingle with bewitching demons, blemmyae, cyclops, and multi-headed beasts of nightmare and comic grotesques. Over 100 wondrous and terrifying images offer a fascinating insight into the medieval mind.