Karen Hanmer

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Title: The Guild of Book Workers 100th Anniversary Exhibition Catalog

The Guild of Book Workers 100th Anniversary Exhibition Catalog

The Guild of Book Workers 100th Anniversary Exhibition Catalog

The Guild of Book Workers 100th Anniversary Exhibition Catalog | Bound by artist in 2007 | collection of Peter Verheyen

Limp calf vellum binding (Pam Barrios’ 3 piece technique), hand sewn silk secondary endbands over reverse bead primary endband.

29x22x2.5 cm

Folios from catalog alternate with folios of laser prints on translucent paper. Binding gives Guild of Book Workers Exhibition Chair’s view of the Guild's 100th Anniversary traveling exhibition –- the show is viewed through a veil of paperwork: shipping forms, invoices, press releases, condition reports, etc