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B4316. Matter of Size, A /Pistner & van Leeuwen
B4316. A Matter of Size: Miniature Bindings & Texts from the Collection of Patricia J. Pistner by Patricia J. Pistner and Jan Storm van Leeuwen
2019. 436pp. 8"x11.5". Hardcover.

Published to accompany the eponymous Grolier exhibition on show at the Club March 5-May 19 2019. Edited by George Ong. With numerous color illustrations, most at actual size. In this collection of diminutive books and bindings, the size restriction ranges from a grand height of 4 inches to less than 1 millimeter. Spanning 4,500 years, on view are 275 miniature examples of cuneiform tablets and other antiquities, medieval manuscripts, early printed books, and contemporary artists books and design bindings representing a variety of artistic styles. The tiny tomes are from the extensive collection of Pat Pistner, who contributes the Introduction. With prefatory essays by Jan Storm van Leeuwen and Todd Pattison, followed by detailed descriptions of the books in the exhibition, each description the work of an expert or scholar in binding, typography, illustration, or some other aspect of the printed book. A uniquely valuable (and uniquely entertaining) survey of landmarks in printing art and history as revealed through miniature books.



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B2605. Paper Delights / Moote
B2605. Paper Delight by Cherryl Moote. 2004.124pp. 5.5"x8.5". Spiral Paper.

Features card, paper folding & bookbinding ideas for paper crafters who want to showcase special papers.
Projects include dry embossing, iris folding, bargello, basic paper quilting, rotating cards, origami inkwell, origami kimono and happi coat, a bookmark, a takeout box full of paper fortune cookie books and a miniature library in a folded slip case. 3 pages of color.



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B3339. Making Handmade Books / Golden
Making Handmade Books: 100+ Bindings, Structures & Forms by Alisa Golden. 2011. 256pp. 8.5"x11". Paper

Folded, glued, or sewn handmade books in a variety of shapes and styles, from rolled scrolls to Jacob's ladders, from folded flexagons to case bindings. Includes an inspiring gallery of Golden's books and contributions by more than 40 established book artists.




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